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Uma Iyli Answers 5 Questions

by The Artslant Team
Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Uma Iyli.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? My work serves to build bridges between my Indian roots and contemporary culture. Each series allows me the opportunity to embrace my worlds. They act as avenues for others to merge culture and time in their own way. Time-based meditative processes inform my art. Examining ancient cultures and focusing on... [more]
Posted by The Artslant Team on 2/11
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Amber Renaye Answers 5 Questions

by The Artslant Team
Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Amber Renaye.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? I work with a candid consideration of the materials’ inherent qualities and understand the resulting “communication” to be a shared matter of perception.    Strata II, 2018, Ground rock and oil medium on canvas   What is an artist’s responsibility? I’m not sure I agree that artists are... [more]
Posted by The Artslant Team on 1/14
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Anne Sophie Lorange Answers 5 Questions

by The Artslant Team
Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Anne Sophie Lorange.   What are you trying to communicate? I communicate the importance of human openness, which I find closely linked to the beauty of existence, through exploring the aesthetics of emptiness, silence and in-between spaces. A painting is not an absolute answer. Rather, it reaches out to viewers and invites them to take part. The traces are a silent world... [more]
Posted by The Artslant Team on 1/7
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Graham Macaulay Answers 5 Questions

by The Artslant Team
  What are you trying to communicate with your work? I’m looking for the small spaces between, or around the edges of things. Overlapping that is an interest in how things can be pressed to perform on our behalf, to act as placeholders or mediators for lived experience. My work tries to negotiate with frames, flatness, and fixity, and the roles these terms play in contriving static subjects and communities. There are sentimental and escapist tendencies at play, filtering a manner of... [more]
Posted by The Artslant Team on 5/18/18
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Amanda Joy Calobrisi Answers 5 Questions

by The Artslant Team
  What are you trying to communicate with your work? The first language that I learned to read was body language. Being a cautious but curious child, cursed by shyness, it was (and still is) my primary language. Observing the adults was preferable to playing with the kids. I gathered expressions, gestures, and stances into a sort of dictionary of my mind and tried to figure out how they connected to verbal language. The body more often than not seemed to defy the words, undo them and... [more]
Posted by The Artslant Team on 5/7/17
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