ITSLIQUID ARCHIVE - INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEW: CATERINA CASAGRANDE

Interviews | December 15, 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: XIMENA SEDANO

Interviews | December 14, 2020

My Photographic work starts when I want to capture rays of natural light at different times of the day as well as in different types of rooms I get into or observe. When I finished my art studies, the interest I had in the gold material started to grow. Read more


INTERVIEW: EKATERINI KRIEZI AND TZIMIS…

Interviews | December 13, 2020

Ekaterini Kriezi and Tzimis Efthimiou meet as artists in the dreamland, in a vision for a common place where space-time dimensions coexist and unite, and the boundaries between Real, Virtual, Digital, Analog, Past, Present and Future are erased. Read more


INTERVIEW: YIRAN WANG

Interviews | December 12, 2020

Yiran Wang was born in Shanxi, China in 1997. Having grown up in both Shanxi and Beijing, she has encountered tremendous social, political, and environmental changes throughout China. Read more


INTERVIEW: JASMIN GENZEL

Interviews | December 11, 2020

Jasmin Genzel grew up in The Netherlands, where she studied at the HKU University of the Arts Utrecht and then at the KABK Royal Academy of Fine Arts The Hague. She then moved to Rome in Italy for about ten years. During these years she worked in the field of communications. Since 2009 she lives and works in the South of France. Read more


INTERVIEW: ANGELIKI DOUVERI

Interviews | December 10, 2020

Angeliki Douveri was born in Athens, Greece in 1974. She has a strong background in photography but explores different media and techniques. Admittedly she has been increasingly using stitching in the last few years. She has had five personal exhibitions in Greece and has participated in more than sixty group exhibitions and festivals in Europe and the USA, mainly showing photography, video art and installations. Read more


INTERIEW: FRANÇOIS GRIMOIN

Interviews | December 9, 2020

Born in 1981 and passionate about photography, I decided to study digital photography only recently. After taking a Master’s Degree in Finance followed by 10 years working with various companies, I took a risk to leave the path behind to follow my passion. Read more


INTERVIEW: SABINE INSELMANN

Interviews | December 8, 2020

“For more than 20 years, I have worked on a range of themes from the concrete to the abstract, whereby I like to integrate a large variety of materials. In the search to find connection between painting and collage, my subject SKY-LINES was born. During the creative process I try to achieve a balance between reality and abstraction but I am always cautious to leave enough space for the viewer to make their own interpretations". Read more


INTERVIEW: PEDRO GAJARDO

Interviews | December 7, 2020

Born in France and coming from a path of exile and permanent migration between his "native" country and his land of origin, Pedro offers us in his work an interpretation of contemporary notions of displacement, borders, identity, the daily political construction of fraternity and equality, human rights. Read more


INTERVIEW: VANESSA GKOULIOPOULOU

Interviews | December 6, 2020

Passionate about arts and science Vanessa Gkouliopoulou is an artist with a surveying engineering background. Her work is based on the use of 3D laser scanning technology as a medium creating 'point cloud' art prints. Read more


INTERVIEW: ANNETTE WERNDL

Interviews | December 5, 2020

Strength, power and image are the first words that come to mind when you think of Annette Werndl’s paintings. They are often large and give presence to the room where they hang. Her colors are mostly cool and the line or edge are always present. Her newest paintings are often landscapes and give pleasure to the eye. The painterliness gives tension to the surface and the images always give you a sense of depth. The color is transcendent because it demands of us a reaction. Read more


INTERVIEW: KENCH LOTT WEATHERS

Interviews | December 4, 2020

Kench Lott Weathers is an American artist residing in Savannah, Georgia. Primarily a three-dimensional artist, he creates art across many disciplines. Some of his influences consist of the Minimalists, Op-artists and Constructivists. His work has been published both nationally and internationally. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts at Savannah State University and a Master of Fine Arts - emphasis in sculpture - at Georgia Southern University. Read more


INTERVIEW: LUCIANE CHERMANN

Interviews | December 3, 2020

Luciane Chermann is a Psychologist with Master in Semiotics, PhD in Sciences and Post doctorate in Cognitive Sciences with the research “Semiotics in the art of drawing”. Living and working in São Paulo, she develops her work within her latest research in cognitive semiotics that explores any type of change becoming evident and predominant characteristics of the work. Read more


Interview: Lulu Alghofaili

Interviews | December 1, 2020

Lulu Alghofaili is a Saudi artist, designer, and storyteller. She is currently based in Los Angeles, CA, where she pursued her Bachelor's degree in Communication Arts with an emphasis in Graphic design with a double minor in Book Arts and Sustainability at Otis college of art and design. Read more


Interview: Maria Nenadi

Interviews | December 1, 2020

Maria Nenadi is a civil engineer who made a big turn in her life by dedicating herself to Art. Walking on the path of self-knowledge, she discovers how painting can pass to the viewer visual messages that will raise vibration and awaken his soul. Read more


INTERVIEW: LUISA BIANCO

Interviews | November 27, 2020

Luisa Bianco was born in Catanzaro, Italy in 1983. Graduated in Mediterranean and Eastern cultures and societies at La Sapienza University of Rome, she obtained a PhD in "Society, politics and cultures from the late Middle Ages to the Contemporary Age" at the same university. Read more


INTERVIEW: REGINA KEHRER

Interviews | November 25, 2020

I was born on 01.02.1952 in Eschwege, Germany. After finishing high school, I studied German, Art History and Art Pedagogy at the universities of Göttingen and Gießen. I taught art projects in a museum in Nuremberg and for the next 16 years German and Art in a middle school. For three years I have retired and opened an art studio and gallery in Zirndorf, Germany, near Nuremberg. Read more


INTERVIEW: MAI MOHAMED SALEM ABO…

Interviews | November 24, 2020

My name is Mai Mohamed Salem Abo Assi, I'm Egyptian. I graduated from the faculty of Fine Arts 2020, through my years of study I made my way into art, broadening my knowledge to keep up with the development of art and trying to express and transfer my psychological state into my work of art, the consequence of this made me understand the value and meaning of art. In 2017, I exhibited an oil painting at the Zamalk Faculty of Fine Arts. In addition, I have twice exhibited a mixed work of art at the 28th and 30th Annual Youth Fair in Cairo Opera House (2018 and 2020). My bird collage artwork was featured in the Daily News Egypt. I also participated in the ZSCF set design at the Zewail Science and Technology College. I worked as a mural painter for children's schools at Mereya events company under the patronage of WFP (World Food Program). Currently, I intend to complete my study through a Masters to improve my artistic idea and technique, hopefully, to make a thesis that will leave a mark in the field of art. Read more


INTERVIEW: IVANA BABIC

Interviews | November 23, 2020

“Enduring artistic quest, eagerness for creative expression and my living ambience inspired choice of motives, techniques and coloring in my works. Collages and Letraset are distinctive reflection of mine believes. They represent logistic differentiation of external appearance through which the inner spirit is epitomized”. Read more


INTERVIEW: BORI AND ROZI MÁKÓ

Interviews | November 23, 2020

Bori Mákó, video artist, and Rozi Mákó, music composer, are sisters based in Budapest. BORI graduated at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in 2017 with an experimental landscape video. Read more


INTERVIEW: JANET HOY

Interviews | November 22, 2020

Janet Hoy was born in England, but has lived in Donegal, Ireland, since 2005. Her studio is in Derry/Londonderry, N. Ireland, across the border. Her early career was spent in marketing and for twenty years she lived and worked in London, as a Managing Director of a leading agency. After she left London and the marketing industry, she returned to studying and graduated with an Asso Degree in Fine and Applied Arts from Ulster University in 2013. Read more


INTERVIEW: KOSTADIN TANUSEV

Interviews | November 21, 2020

My name is Kostadin Tanusev. I was born on August 30th, 1977 in Strumica, North Macedonia. I grew up in a craft family and discovered my artistic talent as a child. During school I participated in national school competitions and was allowed to represent my school. At the age of 8 I started drawing my first comics. Read more


INTERVIEW: KG AUGENSTERN

Interviews | November 20, 2020

KG Augenstern's "tentacle" performs surgeries on abandoned places. The duo from Berlin seeks out locations that lie between the states of life and death, populated and depopulated, places constantly changing, and thus in an enduring state of malleable equilibrium. Read more


INTERVIEW: MARIJA KRTOLICA

Interviews | November 20, 2020

Marija Krtolica is a movement artist/choreographer, and dance scholar/teacher. Her doctoral dissertation "The Embodiment of the Unconscious: Hysteria, Surrealism and Tanztheater" (2018) examined hysterical scenes, and politics of spectatorship. Marija has been choreographing since the early 1990s. Read more


INTERVIEW: GELAVIZH ABOLHASSANI

Interviews | November 19, 2020

My name is Gelavizh Abolhassani. I am a Graphic & Visual Designer, passionate for design in communication, drawing, painting and video art. While currently working on my PhD in Philosophy of Arts at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, I'm looking for new challenges and new projects. Read more


INTERVIEW: NANCY GIFFORD

Interviews | November 18, 2020

Nancy Gifford left Kent State University after the shootings. Modeling was her ticket off the Ohio farm sending her to Europe where she explored all the great museums and galleries, changing her life and focus. Meeting renowned film-makers, musicians, artists and writers pointed her to a new direction for a life in the arts. She began her art career in the early 80’s in Los Angeles, California. Read more


INTERVIEW: NHORA ORTIZ

Interviews | November 17, 2020

Nhora Ortiz was born in Buga-Valle, Colombia, on July 25, 1968. When she was 9 years old, she moved with her family to Bolívar City, Venezuela. Here she studied the Elementary School at "La Periférica" School and at the "Doctor Columbo Silva Bolivar" School. Read more


INTERVIEW: BIRGIT GÜNTHER

Interviews | November 16, 2020

I studied interior design with painting at Prof. Manfred Hollmann at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich. I was born 1962 in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and I have been living and working in Munich for over 35 years. I find inspiration for my painting in nature and through people which I interpret in different ways. Colors, color compositions, color sensations and spatial effects are important of my work, which should reflect the joy of life. A certain motif is not always easily recognizable in the abstract paintings. The viewers are invited to feel lightness, openness or tensions and to let their emotions run free. I am a member of a professional group of female painters. We meet annually and discuss new techniques with lecturers and develop and improve our painting skills. Read more


INTERVIEW: RAINER PIERSON

Interviews | November 15, 2020

Rainer Pierson is a painter from Germany, who focuses on landscape paintings, with a special style in watercolor. The real art for him is reading and feeling landscapes, reducing them to a minimum. Through sensations and imaginations, with puristic, minimalist and impressionist styles, he wants to explore the intimate relationship between himself with his beloved homeland by building a deep connection unconsciously between body, soul and space. Read more


INTERVIEW: INESA ANTANAUSKIENE

Interviews | November 14, 2020

I am from Lithuania, currently I live and create in a nice city Klaipeda, Lithuania. I have loved art and lived surrounded by it since my very childhood. I attended the faculty of art at university, where I had been studying and creating for five years. Even if after finishing my studies I took a different path, art has always been close to me and has inspired me in all situations in life. Read more