ITSLIQUID ARCHIVE - INTERVIEWS

Interview: Alice Vesoti

Interviews | March 6, 2024

Born in Trieste in 1994, the passion for drawing and painting led Alice Vesoti to graduate from the art institute of her city. After obtaining her diploma and, in parallel with her profession as a waitress, she developed curiosity and interest in the study of various doctrines such as:alchemy, theosophy, Buddhism and sacred geometry. Read more


INTERVIEW: KETSIA CAMACHO RAMOS

Interviews | March 5, 2024

Ketsia Camacho Ramos (Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, 1995) is a published author, interdisciplinary artist, founder of Editorial Casa Cuna, and resident artist of Taller Libertá since 2018, a collective art space/workshop located in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. Read more


Interview: Tatiana An

Interviews | March 4, 2024

"I discovered my passion for art at the tender age of 5 when I created my first painting. From that moment, I knew that being an artist was my calling, a decision I've never regretted. Read more


INTERVIEW: XIAODONG MA

Interviews | March 2, 2024

Chicago-based visual artist and hybrid designer, Xiaodong Ma, was born in Nanjing, China, in 1991. After receiving his MFA from the California College of the Arts in 2019, he has been exploring the intersection between art and design for years with an unwavering obsession with the simplicity and intricacy of nature and man-made. Xiaodong's work revolves around transforming everyday objects, mediums, and processes into resonant works of art by exploring 2D/3D forms and textures. Read more


Interview: Agnieszka Kopczynska Kardas

Interviews | March 1, 2024

Agnieszka Kopczynska Kardas is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk, Faculty of Painting and Graphics. Since 1993, she has been working in her own painting studio Read more


Interview: Katja Lührs

Interviews | February 28, 2024

Katja Lührs was born in Rochlitz, Germany. Discovered at the age of eighteen by New York fashion photographer Mike Reinhardt and has worked for magazines at home and abroad (including Vogue, Elle, Bazaar, Marie Claire, Petra, Stern, Madame, Twen). Read more


INTERVIEW: EKA OHRNER-NATENADZE

Interviews | February 27, 2024

I am a German-Georgian artist. I paint primarily in oils and heavy ink, on both canvas and paper. I prime my paper with honey as a preservative. Honey also makes ink glow. I would classify my style as abstract expressionist and figurative painting. Read more


Interview: Frieda

Interviews | February 25, 2024

Born in Germany, Frieda grew up in a creative and artistic environment. She got her very first camera at the age of 9 for her first experiences in travel photography during a trip to southern Italy. It was an old Agfa Isolette with only 12 shots on one roll. At the age of 15 she installed a darkroom in the basement of her home and focused on black and white photography. Read more


INTERVIEW: DOBIESLAW GALA

Interviews | February 20, 2024

Dobieslaw Gala - sculptor, PhD, assistant professor at the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, associate dean of the Faculty of Sculpture. He was born in 1975 in Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski. He graduated from the Faculty of Sculpture at the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow. Read more


Interview: Miguel Raymond

Interviews | February 13, 2024

Miguel Raymond graduated in Communication from the University of Quebec in Montreal and also trained in special effects at the Graphic Institute of Technology in Tokyo. In the 80s, Miguel Raymond quickly forged an enviable reputation as a video artist, director and editor. Read more


Interview: Stephen Harper

Interviews | February 11, 2024

Stephen Harper practised as a professional photographer working from a studio in central London for over 20 years. This was principally commercial work, commissions from London based advertising and graphic design agencies, as well as for corporate brochures. S Read more


INTERVIEW: HELENE JELLESTAD

Interviews | February 5, 2024

Helene Jellestad is educated at Bergen National Academy of Art and Design / KHIB, in Norway, and graduated with a master’s degree in Interior Architecture and Furniture Design. Since 2005 Helene has created wall arts with motifs that consist of visual constructions based on details from random photos - all photos taken by Helene. “- By using snapshots as a starting point for the creative process the wall arts designs get an authentic, undirected and rough feel that in this context is viewed as an aesthetic quality.” Read more


INTERVIEW: PATRICK REßIN

Interviews | February 3, 2024

My name is Patrick Reßin, I'm 34 years old and I come from Hamburg. I'm a trained retail clerk and have been able to try out a few things, including branch management. In the end, I ended up working in a doctor's office as a career changer. Read more


Interview: Federica Rodella

Interviews | February 2, 2024

Federica Rodella, born in 1989, based in Turin, is an artist whose creative path is deeply rooted in philosophy, providing a solid foundation for her profound exploration of human emotions and universally resonating symbols Read more


INTERVIEW: ELENA L GEORGIEVA

Interviews | February 1, 2024

In 2000 Elena graduated Art School ‘Vladimir Dimitrov - Maystora’ in Kardzhali, Bulgaria. In 2004 graduated University of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria - Bachelor degree, and in 2009 graduated University in Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria - Master’s degree. Read more


Interview: Hidi Lee

Interviews | January 30, 2024

Embarking on a new artistic Journey after decades as a distinguished fashion designer, Hidi Lee brings a refreshing wave of creativity to the world of pop art. Her artistic Voyage is marked by a philosophy deeply rooted in her adventurous spirit, one that has been cultivated through a life lived in four countries spanning three continents. Read more


Interview: Małgorzata Reszka Matthes

Interviews | January 29, 2024

"For me, collage is a journey between dimensions. It starts with an idea in my head and, through the creative process, often ends up in a place that surprises me. Read more


Interview: Po Cheng Tsai

Interviews | January 28, 2024

Po Cheng, TSAI, a professional dance artist from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, is the founder and current artistic director of B.DANCE. Tsai was born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. After graduating from Tsoying Senior High School, he went to Taipei National University of the Arts Read more


Interview: Pauline Phoon

Interviews | January 27, 2024

Pauline Phoon, aka Phoonies, is a Singaporean artist who studied art in school and has revived her love for drawing since 2021. Currently a social entrepreneur working with youths, sketching is the quiet space for her to reflect and process personal stillness. She is drawn to the simplicity of lines with minimal colours, a contrast to our complex world. Besides ink, she also uses pencil and acrylic while experimenting with other mediums. Largely monochromatic, these sketches evoke a sense of nostalgia, reminding Singaporeans of how far the nation has come. Pauline also works with ink on dark paper to capture the beauty of light in darkness Read more


INTERVIEW: CLARE PAGE

Interviews | January 26, 2024

Photography stimulates me to grow as a person and as a Fine Art Landscape and Seascape Photographer, I draw my inspiration from nature and persistently experiment in developing and advancing my work to new levels Read more


INTERVIEW: FRU

Interviews | January 25, 2024

Fru (Beat Frutiger), born in 1952 in Bern, lives in Kaiseraugst near Basel and worked as a art teacher from 1981 until his retirement in 2013. He publishes under the pseudonym fru.ch. Influenced by performances of the 1970s, Zen art and training as a make-up artist, Fru has been combining bodypainting, photography and Zen art in a unique way. Read more


Interview: Ban:ban

Interviews | January 24, 2024

"Ban : ban" is the artist nickname. It has two different meanings in Korean language. First, it means that something or someone is beautiful and luminous. The other meaning is half and half. The half art sculpture half lighting that "ban : ban" creates are both beautiful and useful. Read more


INTERVIEW: MISS J

Interviews | January 23, 2024

Born in France with origins in southern Spain, each journey is a new discovery for me. Read more


INTERVIEW: CASSIE ZENG

Interviews | January 18, 2024

Lixia Zeng (b.1992) is a photographer born in Wenzhou, China and currently based in New York City, she earned her master degree in Photography from School of Visual Arts (SVA). Her diverse portfolio includes portraiture, still life, nature, and documentary photography. Read more


Interview: Marielle Gonier

Interviews | January 16, 2024

Marielle describes her artistic approach as "conceiving a sensitive path between the inner world and the tangible in motion". Her reflections often relate to socio-philosophical issues such as the human condition, the place of the sensitive in modern society and the environment, which she believes provokes a constant reflection on our existence. Read more


INTERVIEW: CHUAN CHING HO

Interviews | January 15, 2024

I am a digital artist, and motion graphics is the main medium I use to explore the depiction of mental states and the relationship between visual perception, emotions, and auditory encounters. My creative process starts with a single word, a sentence, or even an audio clip. I transform these into visual elements, imbuing static images with fluid motion to create a dynamic visual effect. Read more


INTERVIEW: EDEN GUTSTEIN

Interviews | January 13, 2024

Eden Gutstein is an illustrator and tattoo artist based in Atlanta, Georgia. Through her artwork, Eden skillfully bridges the gap between the conscious and subconscious realms, bringing the dream world to life. With a deeply introspective nature, she uses her art as a means to convey thoughts and emotions that defy easy verbal expression.As a passionate lover of poetry, Eden’s creative work is often inspired by her favorite poems.She takes the words of these poems and transforms them into vivid visual images, translating them into her illustrations. Read more


INTERVIEW: DR. IZTOK RETAR

Interviews | January 8, 2024

Iztok Retar, a contemporary artist from Slovenia, born in 1958, creates artworks that revolve around the interplay of lines and strong-colored surfaces, aiming to explore the relationships between light and shadow. While he holds a PhD and teaches sports didactics at the University of Primorska, his journey as a self-taught artist began in 2017. Read more


Interview: Cynthia Chou

Interviews | January 3, 2024

Cynthia Chou is a Taiwanese-Canadian artist based in Berlin, exploring the nature of permanence, decay, and memory through the use of bioplastics. Read more


INTERVIEW: SHIRLEY YEUNG

Interviews | January 2, 2024

In 2023, Dr. Yeung was invited by SYART Gallery as a Judging Panel Member for YAA Award 2023. Dr. Yeung was also nominated as Local Change Maker by The International Center for Environmental Development and Community Education (ICENECDEV), UN Global Compact Member. Read more