Interview: Ina Navahrodskaya

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Interview: Ina Navahrodskaya

Ina Navahrodskaya was born in Belarus in 1990. She travelled a lot to study: first Minsk in 2007, where she attended the Painting department of Minsk State Art College, then she moved to Poland Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, where she attendend courses at the Painting department and then switched to Graphic. Finally she left for Portugal in 2013. She has also spent a lot of time developing her photographic skills and has just started recognising herself as a beginning artist, who has got the chance to share her own thoughts through artistic experiments. She is currently working on her diploma project in Poland.

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Luca CurciWhen did you start practicing art and why?

Ina Navahrodskaya – I have always loved painting and drawing, but I actually started practicing art in 2013, maybe because I have just discovered that painting and drawing is what i need to do to be happy.

L. C. – Can you talk about your artistic work? Which are your inspirations?

I. N. -Life is my inspiration. I am feeling more self-confident and professional now. I am ready to show what i do!

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L. C.What are you currently working on?

I. N. – I am working on my diploma project, as I will graduate this year. My final work consists of a number of posters, inspired by Jean Giono’s The man who planted treesĀ  and a series of photographs , that illustrate my analysis of human body. It’s all about construction and deconstruction: for me, human body is unique and has a very organic shape, with ideal lines and proportions of parts.

L. C.What was the best advice given to you as an artist?

I. N. – Maybe the best one was “Do what you love, love what you do” and “be honest!”.

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L. C.What is art for you?

I. N. – In my opinion art is an attempt to find answers.

L. C.What do you think about International ArtExpo organization?

I. N. – I do believe that International ArtExpo Organisation is a great chance to gather people from all over the world together, as well as a unique opportunity, for young artists, to show their own artistic work, giving them the chance to make their first steps in a professional sphere. It is also a great opportunity to learn from others.

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L. C. – Do you think International ArtExpo organization can represent an opportunity for artists?

I. N. – I do think so and this is the first time i was given the opportunity to participate individually, not like a student-representative of any art school.

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