ITSLIQUID ARCHIVE - INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEW: FEDERICO CAMPANALE

Interviews | May 15, 2020

Federico Campanale (1973, France) lives and works in Amsterdam (NL) where he graduated at the art academy in 2001. Since then, he's been working with video, photography and documentary film. Campanale's works explores human sensations and psyche, within the realm of the self-centered society. Read more


INTERVIEW: RENATA NOVAES

Interviews | May 10, 2020

Renata Novaes is a Brazilian performer and researcher on freedom. The performance is inspired by nature, people and places that she experienced while travelling. Read more


INTERVIEW: AARON CRISTOFARO

Interviews | May 9, 2020

I'm Aaron Cristofaro and I was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 1975. I can describe my artwork as including portraits, landscapes, still life's, botanicals, seascapes cityscapes. I started drawing landscapes and then I moved on into Drawing portraits and painting landscapes and portraits. I guess when I feel success in one area of art I want to try other areas also. I previously won two art competitions from the Drawing Academy and one from The Old Masters Academy. Read more


INTERVIEW: JOHN DOWN

Interviews | May 8, 2020

John Down works in several media: painting, sculpture, drawing, ceramics, and chocolate. His paintings showcase accomplished brush and colour techniques. In his larger scale paintings, the artist's images are developed from a foundation that frequently starts with a sketched structure in pencil or charcoal. Read more


INTERVIEW: KAORI KATO

Interviews | May 7, 2020

Kaori Kato obtained her bachelor's degree in Fine Arts (Honours) in 2009 and her master's degree in Visual Art in 2010 from the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) at the University of Melbourne. Read more


INTERVIEW: JILL BOUAZIZ

Interviews | May 6, 2020

I was born 1 August in 1980. I grew up in an environment where Art has a place and we look at the world with eyes full of curiosity about what "is and surrounds us". I was influenced from the age of 6 by my father who was an illustrator and figurative painter. Read more


INTERVIEW: KATERINA PANAGIOTOPOULOU

Interviews | May 5, 2020

Exploring the human emotions and the dark side of the human mind, I blend fact and fiction to create images of short photo stories, uncovering hidden truths, breaking down stereotypes and constructing mythologies. Read more


INTERVIEW: IREM ARCASOY

Interviews | May 4, 2020

İrem Arcasoy is a Turkish artist born in İstanbul and graduated from french High School Notre Dame de Sion then from the Faculty of Literature Department, English Literature at Istanbul University. Read more


INTERVIEW: GERHARD PETZL

Interviews | May 3, 2020

Gerhard is an Austrian born visual artist who specialized in chocolate art and is using many different media, like bronze, wood, stone, designs and mixed media to express himself. He is a trained Pastry Chef and Chocolatier and was even voted as the "Master Chocolatier of the year" in New York, USA (2017). Read more


Interview: Nicolas Baghir

Interviews | May 1, 2020

Baghir (the middle name of Nicolas Maslowski) shows us facets of the world of which we never imagined the existence. For him, the perception of life is, in a way, blury. Baghir, 45 years old, has been experimenting with film photography since the age of eight, when his father (1914-1999), a Russian writer exiled in France, gave him a small camera. Read more


Interview: Heikedine Günther

Interviews | May 1, 2020

Heikedine Günther is an abstract painter living in Basel and Stalden, Switzerland. Her leitmotif is the "core", encompassing everything between microcosm and macrocosm. She expresses her research into the theme of the core in paintings between abstraction and natural forms. Read more


INTERVIEW: JELENA RAKIC

Interviews | April 28, 2020

Born 1994 in Banja Luka. Graduated from the Academy of Arts, Fine Arts Department of University of Banja Luka in 2017. I am equally active in painting, in illustration as in video art and performances. Currently attending a master’s degree at the Academy of Arts, Fine Arts Department in Banja Luka. Read more


INTERVIEW: ADITI PATWARI

Interviews | April 27, 2020

Aditi Patwari is a textile artist and designer who has created collections for interiors, stationery, and fashion. In 2019, she launched Dea, a textile brand that creates bespoke artwork for interiors and provides textile solutions to designers. She mixes traditional and new-age textile techniques which gives her artworks their own characteristic. Read more


INTERVIEW: SUSAN BRILLIANT

Interviews | April 26, 2020

I am a multidisciplinary artist whose career has spanned a variety of mediums including visual art, dance, performance, teaching and theater. After graduating with a B.A. Magna Cum Laude in Philosophy from Ithaca College, I received a full scholarship to study dance at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, and later a work study for ballet at Finias Jhung. I was a Graham dancer studying at the Graham studio in NYC, taking class with Martha herself where she often dropped in to teach. Read more


INTERVIEW: DEBBIE YJ LIN

Interviews | April 5, 2020

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, raised in Vancouver, Canada, Debbie YJ Lin is a Chinese-Canadian-Californian interdisciplinary artist interested in site specific work focused on the architecture of human sound, interpersonal gestures and languages. Read more


INTERVIEW: SAMI MORHAYIM & DENIZ…

Interviews | April 4, 2020

Sami Morhayim, Istanbul based filmmaker, graduated from Koç University, Media and Visual Arts and Psychology. He is working as a freelance director and videographer. Deniz Koray Yilmaz, Istanbul based filmmaker, graduated from Koç University, Media and Visual Arts. Since then he is working as a freelance director and videographer. Read more


INTERVIEW: ELENA ZAHARIA

Interviews | April 3, 2020

After graduating the Faculty of Textiles at the "Ghe Asachi" University in 2000 she followed her creative path by studing painting at the "Titel Popovici" Art School of Iasi, Romania. She works with many different medias and digital design creating pop art paintings and mixed media artworks. Read more


INTERVIEW: MAKA KILADZE

Interviews | April 2, 2020

Maka Kiladze is a multidisciplinary artist and cultural manager, with experience in visual and performance arts. Currently, she is a founder and artistic director of Circe - Experimental Platform for Dance and Theatre in Tbilisi, Georgia. As an artist, Maka is working in different mediums. Read more


Interview: Sophia Pauley

Interviews | April 1, 2020

I grew up in Cardiff and moved to Scotland to study Painting at Edinburgh College of Art in 2014. I graduated with a First in 2018 and was awarded the Artists' Collecting Society Studio Award. This has enabled me to continue living and working in Edinburgh since with the studio space and funding provided after graduating. Read more


Interview: Susan Borowitz

Interviews | April 1, 2020

Susan Borowitz is storyteller. After a successful 15-year career writing for American television, she embarked on a study of the practice of photography in 2011 and discovered a new medium by which to tell stories. The classes she took at New York City's International Center for Photography led her to explore portraiture, street photography and creative self-portraiture, as well as introducing her to travel photography. Read more


Interview: Tomáš Neuwirth

Interviews | April 1, 2020

Tomáš Neuwirth was born in Czech Republic in 1972. He is a freelance photographer with many awards from international competitions, specializing in drone photography. A major milestone in his life was the year 1995, when he began to devote himself to paragliding. As a pilot, he was fascinated by taking pictures of the bird’s eye, then still on the 35mm film camera. The following year, he moved to the USA. Read more


INTERVIEW: TEMEL NAL

Interviews | March 28, 2020

I am a photographic artist specializing in impressionistic images of landscapes, nature, objects and cityscapes. None of my works are digitally manipulated. Read more


INTERVIEW: MICHAEL K. YAMAOKA

Interviews | March 27, 2020

Born in Japan, and educated at The Art Center College of Design in California, Michael K. Yamaoka honed his "eye" as an award winning advertising and editorial photographer of the Fortune 500 in New York, before devoting himself to his fine-art work. Read more


INTERVIEW: JEAN MARIE RENAULT

Interviews | March 25, 2020

After artistic studies in Paris, 1984-1985 University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, and 1974-1977 Higher National School of Applied Arts Duperré Paris, I developed my artistic approach. I use several mediums, painting, video and also digital art. I work in communication and I have created several virtual sets and regularly exhibited my works. Read more


INTERVIEW: ANAS ABRO

Interviews | March 24, 2020

Anas Abro (b. 1993) is a Visual Artist based in Hyderabad, Pakistan. He graduated from Centre of Excellence in Arts and Design, MUET, Jamshoro, Sindh in 2016 with a major in painting; he also learnt Restoration of oil paintings and Graphic design. Abro was a member of Artist Residency program "24/7" at BQ studio, Lahore 2016. Read more


INTERVIEW: BOKIKI

Interviews | March 23, 2020

The artistic project began in 1993 when two artist Irena Vujanovic and Bojan Jovanovic met by coincidence in Rio de Janeiro where Bojan was studying Visual Arts. Both of the artists come from the same city of Belgrade and left at the same time following the breakup of Yugoslavia; Irena moved to Chicago, while Bojan left for Brazil and later moved to New York. Read more


INTERVIEW: HUI-CHIN CHO

Interviews | March 19, 2020

Hui-Chin Cho finished her Bachelor of Fine Art degree at Slade School of Fine Art in 2018. She graduated with firstclass honours and made the dean's list. Having grown up in a multicultural country, she prefers to use an amalgam of materials, especially vintage or antique materials, to prompt philosophical dialogues about the distortion of subject matter and abstract motifs, especially the grotesque iconography of babies as the motif sustains her work. Read more


INTERVIEW: ZELJKA PAIC

Interviews | March 17, 2020

Zeljka Paic, born 1987 in Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Attending art classes from a very early age. Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Banja Luka in 2015 and also graduated from the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering in 2011. Read more


INTERVIEW: CATERINA CASAGRANDE

Interviews | March 11, 2020

Caterina Casagrande has made her career in contemporary architecture focusing in equality, accessibility, and the diverse use of space. Caterina Casagrande was born in 1961 in Turku, Southwest Finland, into a family of entrepreneurs. Read more


INTERVIEW: IEVA KLINGENBERGA

Interviews | March 10, 2020

Ieva Klingenberga was born on September 17, 1986, in Riga, Latvia. She is a composer and audiovisual artist. Ieva accomplished her Master's Degree in Composition at the Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music in 2012 and the Master in Audiovisual Composition at the Conservatorio di Musica G.Tartini di Trieste, Italy (2019). Since 2012 Ieva is a member of the Latvian Composers Union. Read more