Interview: Mick Inger
Luca Curci talks with Mick Inger during Venice International Art Fair 2020 at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello and during FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES, secondo appointment of BORDERS Art Fair 2020 at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space.
One is the basis for living, the other the enthusiasm and the passion for Venice. Until a few years ago the photos were taken mostly with a Rolleiflex TLR and developed in the darkroom, so black and white. During the last few years digitally with a Pentax K-1, now Sony A7iii and predominantly colorful. Long exposures are of particular interest at present and the peacefulness in these pictures. Living in Venice, the most beautiful city on this planet, always looking for pictures that carry the magic of Venice.
Luca Curci – What is art for you?
Mick Inger – The translation of feelings into different forms of expression. The unapparent, the hidden…
LC – What is your creative process like?
MI – See what really touches you, understand it and show it in a picture.
LC – Which subject are you working on?
MI – To show the original peace and quiet of a city overrun with people. Venetian realities as an image.
LC – What is the most challenging part about creating your artworks?
MI – To find the right place and time.
LC – Do visitors’ suggestions enrich yourself and your art?
MI – Always, inspiration is everything!
LC – We were attracted by your last artistic production, has the artwork presented been created for the festival or as a part of preexisting works?
MI – It’s part of an existing work.
LC – Do you agree with our vision of art and what do you think about the theme of the festival?
MI – Yes! borders and the borders in people’s minds and hearts are more topical than ever. It is an old new problem and has an enormous effect.
LC – What do you think about the organization of our event?
MI – First-class, absolutely first-class! And under these difficult conditions.
LC – Would you suggest a collaboration with us? What do you think about our services?
MI – Yes, of course. A cooperation is often a very good thing.
LC – What is your idea about ITSLIQUID GROUP?
MI – A very active, interesting and exciting organization.