Image courtesy of Jotho
Interview: Jotho – Jozefien Van Poucke and Thomas Gevaert
Jotho is an installation and decoration art group originally from Belgium, based in the French Alps. It consists out of 2 members named Jozefien Van Poucke and Thomas Gevaert.
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Interview: Mika Qatsi
Luca Curci talks with the artist Mika Qatsi during CONTEMPORARY VENICE – ARCHITECTURES OF IDENTITIES in Venice.
Mika Qatsi was born in Verona in 1965, video maker since 2004 has assets of hundreds of videos with different themes. He was co-founder of the movement sincromediale, a group of international artists who prefers the use of several media in contemporary. As multimedia artist and video performer he prefers show his works in museums.
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Interview: Silas Schletterer
Luca Curci talks with the artist Silas Schletterer during FUTURE LANDSCAPES of Borders Festival in Venice.
Silas Schletterer was born and raised in Middelburg, The Netherlands. At the age of 19 he moved to Rotterdam to study Illustration at the Willem de Kooning academy of art, from which he graduated in 2000. After a couple of years of working as an illustrator, he decided to follow his heart and started focussing on his autonomous work. Today he makes a living as a contemporary artist.Inspired by films and fashion photography, he chooses young women and men to star in his work. The paintings he makes tell a story. Stories about beautiful, but lonely beings in quest for perfection and happiness.
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Interview: Linda Hollier
Luca Curci talks with the artist Linda Hollier during FUTURE LANDSCAPES of Borders Festival in Venice.
Linda Hollier is currently living in Abu Dhabi, UAE. A keen observer of life and culture, her eye is always drawn to the architectural manifestations of different cultures and to the people she encounters. Her love of photography and art has merged with her interest in technology. She creates artwork entirely on her iPhone and is excited to be involved in this new and revolutionary art movement.
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Interview: Josiane Dias
Luca Curci talks with the artist Josiane Dias during VENICE INTERNATIONAL EXPERIMENTAL ART FESTIVAL | OUT OF BORDERS in Venice.
Josiane Dias is a Brazilian photographer currently based in Tel Aviv. Since 1993, when she left her hometown, Curitiba, she has lived in Brasília, Geneva, Tokyo and New York City. Living in so many different cultures has influenced her photography on different levels. Her work is inspired by the urban and social landscape but not in a straightforward way. Dias studied at the International Center of Photography, at the National Academy School and at the School of Visual Arts in New York, NY. Her work has been featured in several exhibitions in New York, including the National Academy Museum, Soho Photo Gallery, Sonia Gechtoff Gallery, and is included in private collections in the United States and abroad.
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Interview: Chia-Yi Huang
Luca Curci talks with the artist Chia-Yi Huang during FUTURE LANDSCAPES of BORDERS festival in Venice on October 2016.
Chia-Yi Huang’s work reflects her interests in traditional art, new media, and restless exploration of architectural form. Based in Brooklyn, she has produced acrylic paintings, line drawings, digital renderings and animations, worked with performance groups, and exhibited internationally, when her first group show was presented at the MORPHOS – Sustainable Empires in Venice. As a participant in New York architecture community, she focuses on bringing the potential to spaces and re-interpreting the interior relationships and adjacencies to a future landscape.
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Interview: Maria Gyarmati
Luca Curci talks with the artist Maria Gyarmati during CONTEMPORARY VENICE EXTENDED in Venice.
Born in USSR, Maria Gyarmati is a Hungary based interactive media and visual artist. She moved to Budapest 2012, where she joined TechLab in MOME University, Budapest and was working on interactive projects. She produced numerous exhibitions and participated festivals while developing her artistic practice. She builds her projects based on documentaries and contemporary dance mixed with modern technologies. Also she is working on paintings, using different technics. Her works are absurd, emotional and surreal. Gyarmati’s works are presented at several Exhibitions and Museums around the world, such as MediaForum, St.Petersburg, Brural Crossroads, New York, Hungarian Museum of Ethnography and others.