Interview: Elis Lin | ITSLIQUID

Interview: Elis Lin

Interviews | March 31, 2019 |

Interview: Elis LinImage courtesy of Elis Lin

Interview: Elis Lin

Luca Curci talks with Elis Lin during VENICE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2019 at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space.

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. When the hand grips the rough paper towels as a tool, the impression changes to a broader line. One of another, I repeat my movements with paper tapes, spray and rough pencil strokes. The transparent plastic paper presses the paint differently, even if only seconds after. The more you overlap and press the paint onto canvas, the more you will discover the subtle differences when you look at them. The eye compares by looking form one part to one the other. The memory saves the one and places it to the other.

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Interview: Elis LinImage courtesy of Elis Lin

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Luca Curci – Which subject are you working on?
Elis Lin – Abstraction. Flying in, Flying out, oil on canvas, Before Thunder Acryl with marble flour.

LC – What is art for you?
EL – Art for me must be interconnected with the mind, soul consciously and also far beyond the awareness of doing it. Art allows our minds to escape into childlike wonder. Paintings are windows to the imagination.

LC – Where do you find your inspiration?
EL – Through life experience, inspiration from reading neuroscience articles, through the state of tranquility.

LC – What is the most challenging part about creating your artworks?
EL – Without soul and mind.

LC – How is being an artist nowadays?
EL – Everything can be possible and perceive as art, and that is actually the most challenging part of being as an artist in modern society.

LC – Do you agree with our vision of art and what do you think about the theme of the festival?
EL – Agree, it was great!

LC – What is the message linked to the artwork you have shown in this exhibition? How is it connected to the theme of the entire festival?
EL – A sense of freedom and infinite extension. Primarily experienced with the mind, spaces and extended imagination

LC – Did you enjoy cooperating with us?
EL – Yes, I would like to keep cooperating with itsliquid.

LC – What do you think about the organization of our event?
EL – Great, I enjoyed the venue, coordination and human body live performance.

LC – What do you think about ITSLIQUID Platform?
EL – Diverse, global.

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