ITSLIQUID ARCHIVE - INTERVIEWS

Interview: Naqiba Bergefurt

Interviews | April 1, 2019

Naqiba Bergefurt (1954) is autodidact. As a child she was strongly attracted to the visual arts as well as to music and theater. After High school she studied Pedagogy and Art Therapy at Utrecht University (The Netherlands). She did several courses and trainings in intuitive drawing and painting and had private singing lessons, which led to solo’s in concerts. Read more


Interview: Elis Lin

Interviews | March 31, 2019

My hand wants to repeat movements. With the help of my fingers. I try to record the movements as imprints.  Slightly equal movement of the fingers, many times overlapped and pressed onto the canvas with a transparent plastic sheet and tapes that create the work– which are very translucent and tapes overlapping. Read more


Interview: Vanessa Ximenes

Interviews | March 30, 2019

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1989. Vanessa Ximenes is an art teacher at the Federal Institute of Rio de Janeiro. Her classes are modeling, ceramics, sculpture, painting, theory and practice of visual arts teaching. She also works as a sculptor and photographer. Read more


Interview: Terry Beard

Interviews | March 30, 2019

My childhood was spent in Canada, Ireland and Uganda, and on my return to the UK I attended the West Surrey College of Art and Design, gaining a B.A.(Hons) in Textile Design, followed by City of Birmingham Polytechnic, where I gained an M.A. in Textile Design. Read more


Interview: Alice Karveli

Interviews | March 29, 2019

Alice Karveli (originally from Athens, based in London since 2014) is an interdisciplinary mixed media artist, working with painting, drawing, collage, photography, installation, music, dance and with a focus on performance, both live and on film, with sculptural elements, hypnotic soundscapes and a visceral kinaesthetic approach, using the body as medium and material. Read more


Interview: Sabine Oecking

Interviews | March 29, 2019

Sabine Oecking was born 1965 and grew up in Munich, Germany. Her passion for art began at early age. She grew up surrounded by art as both of her parents were highly creative: her father was a painter and her mother a goldsmith. Read more


Interview: Rebeka Magdolna Rácz

Interviews | March 28, 2019

Rebeka Magdolna Rácz was born in 1994, Szarvas, Hungary. She was graduated from Art High School in Hungary in 2014. She has been studying at Hungarian University of Fine Arts since 2015. Her artworks were decorating luxury properties in Budapest and were published in Hungary’s leading interior design magazine (Otthon magazine) in 2015, 2016 and 2018. Read more


Interview: Heinz-Peter Schepp

Interviews | March 28, 2019

It all started quite innocently, with a Nikon FE2. That was back in 1984. Since then it's become an obsession, an addiction. And I've become a willing addict. My addiction involves searching constantly for unique moments, one-of-a-kind images. Read more


Interview: Ajyad Al Khalifa

Interviews | March 27, 2019

I was born in May 2003 in Montreal, Canada. My nationality is Bahraini and Bahrain is where I live. I attend an American-based international high school. I value my friends and spending time with them. I enjoy playing basketball, and I love music of all genres, and of course, I love art. Read more


Interview: Brooke Emmett

Interviews | March 27, 2019

Brooke Emmett is a California-based digital illustrator. She's been creating for as long as she can remember, and uses her daydreams, personal experiences, and emotions to create vividly weird works. Read more


Interview: Erika Barillari Davel

Interviews | March 27, 2019

Erika Barillari Davel was born in Genoa (Italy) in 1973, she lived in Italy, Dubai, South Africa, Hong Kong and then she moved to London. In 1991 she attended Paul Klee's High School obtaining diploma in Fine Art and then, in 1993, she's got the professional qualification of Frescoes restoration and decoration technician (recognised by EU). Read more


Interview: Jerca Šantej

Interviews | March 27, 2019

The artist and painter Jerca Šantej was born in Sevnica, Jerca Šantej in 1964. She discovered her passion for art at an early age and pursued an in-depth art education at numerous universities and workshops in Slovenia. After graduating from the College of Arts and Sciences, direction textile design with prof. Dusan Kirbiš and armed with her college degree (including achievements in law studies), Jerca dedicated herself to the ascetic life of a painter. Read more


Interview: Hella Rass

Interviews | March 26, 2019

Hella Rass was born in Germany, she is a performance artist with focus on contemporary art dance creations. She started with academical dance, techniques such as Graham, Cunningham, Humphrey-Limon, she developed her work as master student Laban/Barrtenieff with Fe Reichelt, a German expressionist dancer formed by Mary Wigman, Jacques Lecoq for drama art, mime corporel with Maximilien Decroux, Yoshi Oida, Yoshito Ohno and No theater, Kabuki theater, Butoh, “Les Barres Flexibles” by Wilfride Piollet & Jean Guizerix in movement studies and ballet work. Read more


Interview: Karol Drzewiecki

Interviews | March 26, 2019

Karol Drzewiecki (born in 1987) is a painter who graduated the Faculty of Graphic Arts and Visual Communication at the University of Arts in Poznań. He is the finalist of the 5th edition of the PincPonc International Art Project "A Day on Earth". Participant of many group and individual exhibitions in Poland and Europe. Record-holder of the 18th Young Art Auction at the DESA Unicum auction house (2012). Read more


Interview: Kevin Coyle

Interviews | March 26, 2019

Kevin Coyle is a painter and visual artist living and working in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a recent MFA graduate in Studio Art from Moore College of Art and Design where he focused on oil painting. Coyle's interest in film started while he was an undergrad in the early 2000's, but his recent focus on painting has drastically changed his approach to film. Read more


Interview: Nicole Addati Sansonetti

Interviews | March 25, 2019

I was born in Lecce, Puglia (Italy) in 1994. When I was 14th I moved in Rome with my mom, where I have been there for only two years. But there I increased my love for art and culture. We used to visit many monuments during the weekends. Read more


Interview: Gloria Keh

Interviews | March 25, 2019

Gloria Keh began painting as a child. Initially to supplement her pocket money, but now by the grace of God, she paints only for charity, with 100% of sales from her paintings being donated to charities of her buyers’ choice. Gloria believes in service to humanity. Read more


Interview: Christina Michalopoulou

Interviews | March 24, 2019

Christina Michalopoulou returned to painting after a long hiatus. It would seem that I was gathering images and shapes during that time. I was building an unconscious archive that lived somewhere underneath my breath. Read more


Interview: Crissy Oakfield

Interviews | March 24, 2019

Cristina Coward had a successful career as an insurance and legal professional in the financial services industry in London (Oil and Gas Sectors) that spanned for over 20 years. She was later involved in clean energy as an insurance broker and underwriter (a transition from the fossil fuels industry) to the renewable energy sector. Read more


Interview: Matei Vogel

Interviews | March 23, 2019

Matei Vogel was born in Zürich Switzerland, where he currently lives and works. He studied music at the Zürich Academy of fine Arts. The passion for the visual art he mainly discovered in Italy spending time in Florence where he had some inspiring encounters with local artists. Read more


Interview: Stephen Daly

Interviews | March 23, 2019

For me, the artistic path began in grammar school with a desire to become a classical musician. With some years of private lessons and practice on an instrument I learned about structure and discipline but knew I would forever be a practitioner and not the creator I wanted to be. Read more


Interview: Heejoo Gwen Kim

Interviews | March 23, 2019

Heejoo Gwen Kim works as an experimental/documentary filmmaker and new media artist, currently creating projects focusing on social issues, such as microaggressions, feminism, elder abuse, and psychology in experimental narrative film structures, and Virtual Reality immersive experience. Read more


Interview: Alia Aldiqs

Interviews | March 22, 2019

Alia Aldiqs is a British Egyptian artist and a painter. She graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, from Alexandria University, Egypt. She have taken part in several national and international group exhibitions in Egypt, England, and Saudi Arabia. She have received the best arab expressionist artist in the world award 2018-2019, London Art Exhibition. Read more


Interview: Makotu Nakagawa

Interviews | March 22, 2019

What comes after death? This age-old question has been the cornerstone for many artists over the years. Makotu Nakagawa approaches the subject with intimacy, clarity and graphic representation, depicting his father and his body through numerous stages of life, death and the spaces inbetween. Read more


Interview: Maria Vasquez

Interviews | March 21, 2019

Maria Vasquez is a contemporary artist. She was born in Peru in 1973 and moved to the United Kingdom in 2005. She is a mother of two young children, Maximillian and Valentina, who she adores and the reason for her to stay in the UK after her divorce. Read more


Interview: Malgorzata Buczek-Sledzinska

Interviews | March 21, 2019

Małgorzata Buczek lives and works in Krakow, Poland, where she graduated from the Faculty of Painting of the Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts. She is an multimedia artist who presented her paintings, drawings, unique fabric, and various installations and objects made from organic handmade paper - technology that was introduced to her by Mexican artists in 1990, in multiple individual and collective exhibitions. Read more


Interview: Rodney Durso

Interviews | March 20, 2019

Rodney is a graphic designer by trade, and was founder and creative director of Stormhouse Partners, a branding and design agency based in New York. In 2006, while working and teaching as an adjunct professor at Parsons School of Design, Rodney rented a studio in West Chelsea thus began his transition into painting and fine art. Read more


Interview: Céline Lorenzi

Interviews | March 20, 2019

I never knew how to talk about painting. Does it need it? Could words really add an extra dimension to the artist's work? I do not think so. In front of a painting, I often advocate silence, a quasi-mystical silence, a kind of communion. Read more


Interview: Guylaine Tremblay

Interviews | March 20, 2019

Guylaine Tremblay is a self-taught Quebec painter: she favours an intuitive and emotional creation technique through an impassioned abandonment. Through the thrusts of her impulses, vibrant works are born at the steady pace of her brushes. Read more


Interview: Meliha SÖZERİ

Interviews | March 19, 2019

Was born in 1982 in Antalya, Turkey. Completed her Bachelor's Degree from Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts Sculpture department in 2004. Completed her Master's Degree from Marmara University Fine Arts Institute Sculpture department between 2004-2007. Read more