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Interview: David Meran
Luca Curci talks with David Meran during BODYSPACES | HUMANS+HYBRIDS event in Rome.
David Meran is a Vienna based visual artist who works with a variety of media, chiefly object art, installations and photography. He was born 1991 in a small city in upper Austria. Since 2011 he studies at the University of applied Arts Vienna and in 2016 in Tokyo University of the Arts in Japan.
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Interview: Mark Cypher
Luca Curci talks with Mark Cypher during OXYGEN – FRAGMENTED CITIES+IDENTITIES Festival in Bogotà.
Mark Cypher is an Australian artist and designer, and currently works at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia. Mark has exhibited in over 18 international exhibitions, including, ISEA 2011 (Istanbul), 404 InternationalFestival of Electronic Arts (Argentina), Salon International De Art Digital (Cuba), Siggraph 2006 (USA), FILE -Festival Internacional de Linguagem Eletrônica (Brazil), NewForms06 (Canada), BEAP -Biennial of Electronic Art (Australia), Haptic 07 (Canada), Bios4, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (Spain), Transitio_MX (Mexico) and Currents, Santa Fe International New Media Biennale (USA). Mark Cypher’s artwork is also represented in several Australian state and national collections. Mark received his Ph.D. from the University of Western Australia in 2011.
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Interview: Anna Berry
Luca Curci talks with Anna Berry during VENICE INTERNATIONAL EXPERIMENTAL | OUT OF BORDERS.
Anna Berry creates site-specific installation pieces, often with paper, as well as working with photography. She has exhibited at galleries such as The Royal West of England Academy and The Strand Gallery, London. In 2013, she was shortlisted for ‘Open Cube’ at White Cube in London, and has recently completed residencies in Brush Creek, Wyoming and Fljotstunga, Iceland.
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Interview: Triantafyllos Bostantzis of Svoradov Theatre
Luca Curci talks with Triantafyllos Bostantzis during VENICE INTERNATIONAL EXPERIMENTAL | OUT OF BORDERS in Venice.
Svoradov is a name of a street in Bratislava/Slovakia where the idea of the making of the group was conceived. Svoradov Theatre is a group (nowadays working mainly as a duet) where artists collaborate to experiment in all fields of art. Founder of the group is the PhD student of theatrical studies and director Triantafyllos Bostantzis. Main performer of the group is actor and writer Ioanna Lioutsia. Svoradov’s works are Trachinae, Sophocle’s play (2016), Shattered Memory, performance on ancient greek vase paintings get into “life” (2015-2016), Fear of solitude and people, underground art drama (2015-2017), Breath, performance on Samuel Beckett’s shortest play (2015), Dada Soireè, dadaistic happening (2014).
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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.