Soviet Woman from 2061: Sci-Fi Art Contest

Thirty years ago, Soviet television miniseries Guest from the Future, based on science fiction novel by Kir Bulychov, was aired on TV. The series starred Natalya Guseva as Alisa Selezneva, a girl from the future that travels to the present. Many Soviet schoolboys fell in love with her, and sent bags of letters to her. This phenomenon was called “Alicemania” (Алисомания) and had a large scale.

Alisa Selezneva

Alisa Selezneva

The sci-fi series was a great success in the Soviet Union and was often re-aired to this day. Many still have fantasies of Alisa. To commemorate the Guest from the Future character, art community «СССР-2061» organized the art contest. It intents to illustrate a Soviet girl from the future. The imaginary future that will never happen, but still lives in the hearts of many.

Test pilot

Test pilot

A Girl From Earth

A Girl From Earth

Ticket to Moon

Ticket to Moon

Europa

Europa

The second generation on Mars

The second generation on Mars

Longing for home

Longing for home

Dreaming of Stars

Dreaming of Stars

In front of the mirror

In front of the mirror

Cosmoport

Cosmoport

101

101

A girl from the Earth

A girl from the Earth

Sports

Sports

Omelette for a Spaceman

Omelette for a Spaceman

Alisa Selezneva. Author is unknown.

Alisa Selezneva. Author is unknown.

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