INTERVIEW: TINA SMERALDI | ITSLIQUID

INTERVIEW: TINA SMERALDI

Interviews | December 25, 2023 |

tina smeraldi 007
Image courtesy of Tina Smeraldi

Interview: Tina Smeraldi
Luca Curci talks with Tina Smeraldi during CONTEMPORARY VENICE – 12TH EDITION held at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello.

Born in 1992 and living in Sicily until obtaining her high school diploma, Valentina moved to Rome to continue her musical studies. In the following years, her nomadic spirit will lead her to travel around the world, discovering a passion for photography and cultural anthropology, which will be her companions on the journey for a long time.

tina smeraldi 003
Image courtesy of Tina Smeraldi

Luca Curci – Which subject are you working on?
Tina Smeraldi –
I am currently working on photographic projects on socio-cultural and environmental issues. I love making portraits set outdoors and conceptual sometimes. I prefer the use of ambient light. I also try to tell the loneliness of the body and the environment that inhabit it; the continuous search for the home, the roots, through the images of nature.

LC – How did you get to your current artistic practice?
TS –
My interest in photography was fueled by my travels and fascination with cultures that are not my own.

LC – What are the three hashtags essential to define your poetics that you could not give up?
TS –
I am a person who thinks a lot before taking pictures. I like to see the shot first in my mind. Before working on an idea, I spend a lot of time reading and documenting.

LC – Where do you find your inspiration?
TS –
I find my inspiration in the eyes of people, in the words of books, but above all I find it by the sea, For me the sea is Home.

tina smeraldi 001
Image courtesy of Tina Smeraldi

LC – What is the most challenging part about creating your artworks?
TS –
The hardest part is making what I imagined in my mind a reality. Finding the light and following it is the most challenging task.

LC – Do you agree with our vision of art and what do you think about the theme of the exhibition?
TS –
I chose to participate in the exhibition because the theme was in my mind. While we inhabit a space, we are also inhabited by it.

LC – What is your idea about ITSLIQUID GROUP?
TS –
It’s a great opportunity to exhibit my works with ITSLIQUID GROUP.

tina smeraldi 005
Image courtesy of Tina Smeraldi

Are you an artist, architect, designer? Would you like to be featured on ITSLIQUID platform? Send an e-mail to info@itsliquid.com or fill the form below






    RELATED POSTS


    Interview: Aleksandr Basovich

    Interviews | May 3, 2024

    Aleksandr Basovich is a russian digital artist. Lives and works in Germany. Read more


    INTERVIEW: Martha Green Doran

    Interviews | May 2, 2024

    I am an American artist, living and working in London. My paintings are meditative expressions that weave sensation with intuition. Drawing from my Energy Healing practices, I work in oils, sensitively gathering light from my inner world, allowing the feel of the paint across the canvas to guide my form. Read more


    INTERVIEW: JIM MCKEOWN

    Interviews | May 1, 2024

    I have a background of 30 years in the film industry, I have worked on films including James Bond, Jurassic World, Star Wars, and Harry Potter in all, about 50 films. Some of my work can be seen at www.curlytopjim.com I’ve spent all these years bringing other peoples' ideas to life and always been working on my own art. Read more


    INTERVIEW: KAMILA OLESINSKA

    Interviews | April 23, 2024

    Kamila Olesińska started learning dance in the oldest flamenco school in Poland - Studio Flamenco in Warsaw. She has been sharing her passion as a dance instructor for over eighteen years. She has taken part in numerous workshops at home and in Spain, dedicated to flamenco dance but she also has trained butoh and Dance Movement Therapy. Read more


    Sign up for our Newsletter.

    Enter your email to receive our latest updates!