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IRRATIONAL GEOMETRICS: AN INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST PASCAL DOMBIS

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IRRATIONAL GEOMETRICS: AN INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST PASCAL DOMBIS

Pascal Dombis is a French visual artist whose works explore the complexities of visual paradoxes using intricate technological process. Over his more than 20-year career, Dombis has been using computers and algorithms to generate excessive repetitions of simple processes that computationally ...

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DANE PATTERSON ON HIS SERIES “HYPOTHETICAL ARRANGEMENTS”

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DANE PATTERSON ON HIS SERIES “HYPOTHETICAL ARRANGEMENTS”

Many of the scenes captured in Hypothetical Arrangements are inspired by photographs taken from interior design books.  Why did you decide to use these images as your starting point? Dane Patterson: For this show I wanted to begin with spaces that had a very clear design aesthetic to deviate from. ...

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST TIAN TAIQUAN

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST TIAN TAIQUAN

Tian Taiquan is a Chinese artist whose subversive photography imbued with poetry transgresses the political codes established in China while expressing a violent criticism on the Cultural Revolution. Paradoxically evocative, Tian Taiquan’s photographs address both desires and sufferings leaving ...

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DECADENCE OF THE ABANDONED – INTERVIEW WITH SIDDHARTHA TAWADEY

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DECADENCE OF THE ABANDONED – INTERVIEW WITH SIDDHARTHA TAWADEY

Siddhartha Tawadey was born in Calcutta, India and studied art and photography at St Martin’s School of Design and City University in London. Works from the artist’s series Decadence of the Abandoned highlight the abject beauty of possessions that have been discarded. The over-abundance of ...

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST SHERMAN ONG

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST SHERMAN ONG

How did you come to make the Monsoon series? Sherman Ong: I was in Hanoi for my artist residency under the Goethe Institut Art Connexions project. I had already started on a visual haiku series, Hanoi Haiku, when this series came to me by chance during a hailstorm one afternoon in Hanoi. On that ...

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST JEDD NOVATT

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST JEDD NOVATT

You work with industrial materials such as Corten steel and aluminium. Is this a purely aesthetic choice? Have you always been working with these materials? Jedd Novatt: When I started out as a sculptor, my options were limited and based predominately on accessibility. I started working with mild ...

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST FU LEI

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST FU LEI

Chinese artist Fu Lei was born in Beijing, China. He established his studio in the 798 district in 2002 and continues working there today. The artist known for his plump figures speaks to us about his creative process. Could you please tell us a little bit about yourself and your family background? ...

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST AGATHE DE BAILLIENCOURT

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST AGATHE DE BAILLIENCOURT

Agathe de Bailliencourt is a French artist born in 1974 and currently living in Berlin. Working both in her studio on canvas, paper or linen and also outdoors directly onto urban space, architecture or nature, the artist feeds one medium with the experience of the other in a constant dialogue. ...

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST ADRIANA MOLDER

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST ADRIANA MOLDER

What was your first work of art and how did it come about? Adriana Molder: I think my first work of art was a drawing I did of my cat Mimi and her kitten when I was about seven – or eight-years-old. I’ve chosen this drawing because I remember that I had quite a unique … read more

INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST QIU JIE

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST QIU JIE

Why is drawing so important to you, as a medium? Qiu Jie: I have used pencil since I was a child when, in China, we did not have enough money to buy more material. I was forced to use what I had. When I started to study art at Ecole des Beaux Arts in Geneva, I … read more

COLLECTORS INTERVIEW WITH LARA AUDERGON

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COLLECTORS INTERVIEW WITH LARA AUDERGON

Lara Audergon is passionate about contemporary art, an interest that has blossomed since moving to Asia. In 2005, Lara Audergon and her husband Christophe left their native Switzerland to set up Crossinvest (Asia), an independent wealth management company based in Singapore. Since then, they have ...

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