Interviews

The Aestheticized Interview with Fatos Irwen (Turkey)
Article date: Monday, July 6, 2020

The Aestheticized Interview with Fatos Irwen (Turkey)

"I spent the last 3 years as prisoner in prison. My body was usurped. 3 years of my stay in prison was a performative experience for me from beginning to end. And I drew a picture like crazy. All my creative potential had been revealed".

Guillaume Piens, Director of Art Paris, on Cancelations, Changes and a New Date
Article date: Monday, June 29, 2020

Guillaume Piens, Director of Art Paris, on Cancelations, Changes and a New Date

"The past few months have been a rollercoaster for us. The fair was initially going to be held from 2-5 April and was postponed until 28-31 May, and then finally it had to be cancelled as the government banned all public gatherings until mid-July. We decided to go online with two initiatives - Art Paris Digital By Artsy and Art Paris Live".

Art in Corona Lockdown - Interview with Ferhat Özgür, Zagreb
Article date: Monday, June 22, 2020

Art in Corona Lockdown - Interview with Ferhat Özgür, Zagreb

"During the period of the lockdown I was unable to work in my workshop on a daily basis, like I used to, even though it is only a fifteen-minute walk away from home. Yet this did not prove to be an obstacle for me to continue working on various ideas. Preserving my belief that the virus cannot be superior to creativity, I tried to enrich the freedom of loneliness by staging a ‘one-man performance’ at home in order to negotiate the absurdness and surreal contingencies of photography".

Mami Kataoka, President of CIMAM, Talks About the Potential Long Term Impact of Covid-19
Article date: Thursday, June 18, 2020

Mami Kataoka, President of CIMAM, Talks About the Potential Long Term Impact of Covid-19

"Together with our very experienced and engaged Board members, we are very much looking forward to further developing CIMAM’s network and leadership role in promoting good practices in the modern and contemporary art museum profession".

Italian Artist Annalù Boeretto – A View From Inside the Pandemic
Article date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Italian Artist Annalù Boeretto – A View From Inside the Pandemic

"My creations are always metamorphic forms, imaginary architectures created through the assembly and alchemy of synthetic resins, papers and materials removed from Nature such as bark and roots".

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice Re-Opens,  Director Karole P. B. Vail Tells Us More
Article date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice Re-Opens, Director Karole P. B. Vail Tells Us More

'It’s difficult to know exactly how Covid-19 will change the art world, or the whole world for that matter. Changes have already happened, and many more will occur - some hopefully better than others. It’s possible that there will be fewer art fairs, biennales and art events all over the world, which might not be such a bad thing, as we must pay attention more than ever to our environment and methods of sustainability in a concerted effort to respect the future and well-being of our planet'.

Lina Sinisterra, Spatial Paintings, New Tendencies in Contemporary Art in Colombia
Article date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Lina Sinisterra, Spatial Paintings, New Tendencies in Contemporary Art in Colombia

I am an artist based in Bogota – Colombia. I do art because is the only way I find a comfortable understanding of living. I use art to connect to the world. I do paintings because the language of color is my way to activate sensations and to move the emotional world. I believe that painting is something you may do with any material and on top of any surface, that’s why I create spatial paintings with accumulations’ of disposable materials, or painted objects, to create new perspectives or views on quotidian things and stuff from the world.

Sanne De Wolf: Meet the Artist Who Bakes Messages Into Loaves of Bread
Article date: Monday, May 25, 2020

Sanne De Wolf: Meet the Artist Who Bakes Messages Into Loaves of Bread

"Because of my love at first sight for a bakery in Tehran, I saw similarities between the bakery and my artist studio, were I work with porcelain, plaster and salt as a daily ritual.Aside from this, the Middle Eastern bakeries seem like a white wide space. You could almost be presenting a gallery space".

Tanguy Ottomer: Antwerp’s Best Known City Guide on the Silence of a City Under Covid-19
Article date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Tanguy Ottomer: Antwerp’s Best Known City Guide on the Silence of a City Under Covid-19

"The city of Antwerp reveals a totally different side of her that I’ve never experienced before. The first thing I noticed were the birds singing. They are much more present than before. People are more friendly and everybody says hello. I always see a city as an open air museum. Now I feel like a VIP who is visiting the most beautiful museum in the world after hours".

Jukka Korkeila On The Finnish Art Scene And The Relationship Between Art and Life
Article date: Monday, May 18, 2020

Jukka Korkeila On The Finnish Art Scene And The Relationship Between Art and Life

Finnish artist Jukka Korkeila uses installation, drawing, and most commonly painting to convey his unique perspective on a fragile but harsh world. In 1999 he was named Young Artist of the Year in Finland he took part in the Prague Biennale in 2003 and 2007 as well as the Sao Paulo Art Biennale in 2004. He has exhibited in major galleries and exhibitions around the world.

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