Interview: Alia Aldiqs | ITSLIQUID

Interview: Alia Aldiqs

Interviews | March 22, 2019 |

Interview: Alia AldqisImage courtesy of Alia Aldqis

Interview: Alia Aldiqs

Luca Curci talks with Alia Aldiqs during THE BODY LANGUAGE 2019 at Misericordia Archives.

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. She have travelled extensively in the Middle East and beyond which has inspired her love of different cultures that too is reflected in her art. Her most recent works explore questions of women’s identity and stereotypes transcending cultural perspectives and influences.

Interview: Alia AldqisImage courtesy of Alia Aldqis

Luca Curci – What is art for you?
Alia Aldiqs – Art is a way to express my own feelings, ideas, opinions and to explore questions of cultural and global perspectives and influences.

LC – What’s your background? What is the experience that has influenced your work the most?
AA – I’m British Egyptian artist, was born in Egypt and graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Alexandria University, Egypt. I have travelled extensively in the Middle East and beyond which has inspired a love of different cultures that is reflected in my art.

LC – What is the most challenging part about creating your artworks?
AA – The most challenging part about creating my artwork is to translate my thoughts into my paintings that have my feelings and ideas.

Interview: Alia AldqisImage courtesy of Alia Aldqis

LC – Did your style change over the years? In which way?
AA – Yes, my style has changed over the years when it comes to using strong and bright colours in my paintings.

LC – Do you agree with our vision of art and what do you think about the theme of the festival?
AA – Oh yes! Totally agree and the theme of the festival is amazing and complimenting the exhibition.

LC – In which way the artwork presented in our exhibition is connected with the festival’s theme?
AA – The body movement in the festival and the way it was presented in a very dramatic and artistic way a long with the light and shad made it so much concerned to the artwork presented in the body language exhibition.

LC – What do you think about ITSLIQUID Platform?
AA – I love its uniqueness and its location.

LC – Do you think ITSLIQUID GROUP can represent an opportunity for artists?
AA – Yes for sure! By promoting the artists work in Italy and internationally.

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