Interview: Sarah Lim–Murray | ITSLIQUID

Interview: Sarah Lim–Murray

Interviews | September 16, 2019 |

Interview: Sarah Lim–Murray
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Interview: Sarah Lim–Murray
Luca Curci talks with Sarah Lim-Murray during ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL 2019 – CONSCIOUSNESS at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi.

Sarah Lim-Murray had a multi-disciplinary training when she was in Art college, from drawing, design, embroidery, painting, sculpturing to stain glass. Originally from Singapore, she obtained a diploma in Art and Design before moving to London where she graduated with a BA(Hons) in Central St Martins. Painting has always been her passion but her career has taken the path of an Art Director in advertising. She is working on steering it back into making the art she loves. Her current favourite medium is oil, using the classic style oil painting techniques to create contemporary pieces.

Interview: Sarah Lim–Murray
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Luca Curci – What is art for you?
Sarah Lim-Murray – Art to me is freedom. An escape from the mundane grind of modern life. It’s a portal to a different better world. It also allows me to express the different facets of myself, like being a magician, able to create what I imagine.

LC – What’s your background? What is the experience that has influenced your work the most?
SLM – I was in art college for 5 years in Singapore and London, training in fine arts, sculpture, design and creative thinking. There were too many people and experiences that influenced my work but fundamentally it is led by the ‘a feeling’ I have. When people see my paintings I hope they will share a bit of what I felt.

Interview: Sarah Lim–Murray
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LC – How is being an artist nowadays?
SLM – It is not easy as they are many different type of artists these days, digital artist, conceptual artist, graffiti artist… The audience’s taste have also diversified.

LC – Did your style change over the years? In which way?
SLM – I am constantly evolving, what remains constant is the need to connect to how I feel when I paint.

Interview: Sarah Lim–Murray
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LC – Which is the role the artist plays in the society? And the contemporary art?
SLM – To get people to stop, look and feel.

LC – What do you think about the concept of this festival? In which way did it inspire you?
SLM – I love the concept of the festival, it is what draws me to participate.

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LC – Do you agree with our vision of art and what do you think about the theme of the festival?
SLM – The theme of the festival, Ritual, Consciousness and Visions are very aligned with my spiritual beliefs.

LC – What is your idea about ITSLIQUID GROUP?
SLM – To me, the organisation is trying to approach creativity in a more holistic/environmental themes which I really like.

Interview: Sarah Lim–Murray
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LC – What do you think about the organization of our event?
SLM – I wasn’t able to attend the event in person but from the photos and the correspondence I had so far it looks great.

LC – Would you suggest a collaboration with us? What do you think about our services?
SLM – Given the right circumstances, absolutely.

Interview: Sarah Lim–Murray
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Interview: Sarah Lim–Murray
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