Image courtesy of Gudrun Latten
Interview: Gudrun Latten
Luca Curci talks with the artist Gudrun Latten during OXYGEN – FRAGMENTED CITIES+IDENTITIES in Bogota‘.
Gudrun Latten is docent at the Art Academy Esslingen. She has a University Degree in Art History and History. She has written a doctoral thesis in Art History but hasn’t published it as dissertation. This book is about Metafisical Art – above all Giorgio de Chirico – with the title “Aesthetics of Metafisical Art. The Origination of a New Myth“.
Image courtesy of Genesis Gonzales, Single #1
Interview with Genesis Gonzalez
Luca Curci talks with artist Genesis Gonzalez during the event FUTURE LANDSCAPES of BORDERS festival in Venice on October 2016.
Genesis Gonzalez was born in Caracas, Venezuela and currently living and working in Miami, USA as an artist, mass media producer and photographer. Graduated from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, Caracas, Venezuela in 2012 with a degree in Mass Media Production, and graduated from Miami InternationalUniversity of Art.
Image courtesy of Cristina Gutiérrez-Cruz, Primavera – Spring, 2015
Interview with Cristina Gutiérrez-Cruz
Luca Curci talks with Cristina Gutiérrez-Cruz, during the event OXYGEN – FRAGMENTED CITIES+IDENTITIES, hosted at Jorge Jurado Gallery (Bogotá) on November 2016.
Cristina Gutiérrez-Cruz studied Art and Landscape Design in Louisiana State University (LSU); and at the Paris American Academy in France, Universidad Autonoma de Centroamerica UACA, in San Jose, Costa Rica, she is an architect and also an artist. She has participated in 16 group exhibitions and held 3 solo shows at Costa Rica, Guatemala, Paris, France and USA. The most important are IEAA Best 0f 2016 Art book; 7 Pintoras Latinoamericanas, Museos de Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala; Art Fusion Gallery, Miami U.S.A. Casa del Artista, and Haussmark, San Jose, Costa Rica.
Image courtesy of Hector Rafael, Flotando En Ilusiones, Museo De Las Americas
Interview: Hector Rafael
Luca Curci talks with artist Hector Rafael during the event FUTURE LANDSCAPES of BORDERS festival on October 2016.
Hector Rafael (1973) is a painter whose work depicts beings that overcome their fragmentation through their transfiguration. In his paintings the anatomical and botanical references merge into each other creating ambiguous sexual forms where male and female become one.
Image courtesy of Helmut Eding
Interview with Helmut Eding
Luca Curci talks with the artist Helmut Eding during BORDER FESTIVAL. Helmut Eding was born in January 31, 1951 in Stadl-Paura Austria. He graduated in the 60s, after a 4-year apprenticeship as a church painter and he also realised art works. Large-format painting focusing Photorealism became his specialty. His series “limiting, confining, Exclude” shows the excesses of modern civilization. After that series, he had numerous exhibitions in Austria, Switzerland and Germany. Helmut Eding realised many atmospheric interior and exterior designs in bars, restaurants, nightclubs, shops and privat residences, mansions at home and abroad. His latest art project is “Art in Nature“.
Image courtesy of Silvia Pipponzi
Interview with Silvia Pipponzi
Luca Curci talks with the artist Silvia Pipponzi during FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES, second appointment of BORDERS festival, in Venice on August 2016. Silvia Pipponzi was born in October 1992, in a historical village in Italy, called Falerone. She started to study dance when she was 4 years old. After one year studying law at the University, she came into a breaking point where the artist had to figure out what she was going to do for the rest of her life. Suddenly, Silvia understood that she could not keep waiting for her dreams to come true without doing anything about it. She worked really hard and she graduated in Contemporary Dance at the National Dance Academy of Rome.
Image courtesy of Ross Gribben
Interview with Ross Gribben
Luca Curci talk with Ross Gribben during FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES, second appointment of BORDERS festival, in Venice on August 2016. Ross is a designer at Heatherwick Studio, London. As a graduate of Queen’s University Belfast, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture and became a tutor for the Planning department, where he gave lectures on architecture and model making.