Interviews

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.

Interview with Micha Patiniott
Article date: Thursday, May 14, 2020

Interview with Micha Patiniott

'I like to tilt the image by adding what is for just a second an association to the subject. Through simple manipulations, the subjects are given a charge that makes them into something else; they suggest multiple meanings, or even a way of looking at reality'.

Artist Bilal Bahir on The Magic Carpet That Brought His Work from Baghdad to Belgium
Article date: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Artist Bilal Bahir on The Magic Carpet That Brought His Work from Baghdad to Belgium

"I discover the poetic relation between old pages who have own their history and my imagery. Often, the story’s I draw are related to the text on the page. I like to interlace two tales related to the past together. The past is my source of inspiration, like the ancient drawings of the Abssy time in the 13th century, old fairy tales from east and west, and old mythologies".

The Aestheticized Interview with Timo Menke (Sweden)
Article date: Monday, May 4, 2020

The Aestheticized Interview with Timo Menke (Sweden)

Timo Menke is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Stockholm. Investigating the relationship between the observer and the observed, subject and object, recorder and projector, lens and screen, his practice is increasingly aiming at a dark holistic approach. Using photographic and moving images, documents, objects, drawing and plant cultivation he approaches, renegotiates and speculates about our common nature-culture, in order to highlight and transform an increasingly dark matter: body, earth, space.

Art Against the Virus
Article date: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Art Against the Virus

Belgian artist Yves Velter creates uniquely recognisable works of art that have captured the public imagination. Focusing on the outlines and shapes of his subjects rather than the distinctive details, he manages to capture something of the essence or the feeling of a scene.

Interview with Adam Katz Sinding -  an Innovator in the Realm of Street-Style Photography
Article date: Thursday, April 16, 2020

Interview with Adam Katz Sinding - an Innovator in the Realm of Street-Style Photography

"I just like to document. I like to take something simple and try to make it look beautiful. Essentially I’m just taking a photo-diary but I want to look back at it in some years and think "wow, how cool was that!?"

Views From the Front: Italian Artists Speak Up
Article date: Friday, April 10, 2020

Views From the Front: Italian Artists Speak Up

As COVID-19 continues its devastating spread across Europe, ArtDependence has reached out to Galleria Continua in Italy. We wanted to shine a light on the work of the artists in the country and to create a showcase for their art. As galleries and art fairs continue to announce on-going closures and cancellations, we wanted to hear what life is like for artists living under the threat of the invisible enemy.

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