Where are you from? Mendoza , Argentina
How long have you been working with collage? I started in November, 2012
Do you have a favourite place to find materials? Seeking to scan a lot of material, I love art blogs, fall in love with vintage photographs, especially landscapes.
Favourite place to travel? All sites that have mountains and sea are my weakness.
Favourite films? Many films of David Lynch, Alejandro Jodorowsky,Jean Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut, Stanley kubrick, Wes Anderson, Sofia Coppola , Hayao Miyazaki , and consider Martin Scorsese
How long have you been making stuff? When I was a kid, I made collages with my Mom, specifically an alphabet book. I always liked drawing, studied painting, sculpture and printmaking, and have been making work that moves toward combining these different media for the last several years.
What do you do when you’re not making stuff? I teach art in elementary schools. I also drink coffee, cook, and watch movies (especially horror films).
What are your favourite materials to work with? I am interested in the textures of different types of printed paper and how they react, sometimes degrade, with adhesives, fabrics and the feelings they bring up, and I couldn’t make anything without scissors and glue.
Favourite music? Recently––Bruce Springsteen, Dr. John (Gris-gris), Steve Earle, and LCD Soundsystem.
On permanent rotation––Nick Cave, Velvet Underground, Talking Heads, Arcade Fire, Silver Jews, Warren Zevon, Gypsyphoic Disko..
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Where are you from? I am from Bilbao, Basque Country.
How long have you been making art? I don´t remember exactly the dates, it´s just a part of my life
Do you have a preference of painting or collage, or do you like them equally? I work seamlessly in both media without problems; they are complementary processes
What do you do when you’re not making art? The normal activities of daily living: eating, sleeping, talking …
Favourite artists? I love a lot of them, for example, Cristine Guinamand, Luis Candaudap, Alfonso Gortázar…
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Where are you from? I’m from Rimini, Italy. The city where I was born and where currently I live.
How long have you been working with collage? I started to make collage seriously about 5 years ago.
Do you have a favourite place to find materials from? My favourite “place” is everywhere! On the border of the street, inside abandoned house, outside the trash cans…
What do you do when you’re not making art? I listen and make music, walk around the city taking photos and watch movies when I’m tired.
Favourite films? Sorry but I can’t answer to this question…I like too many films. But the last good film that I watched is “Adams æbler”
Where are you from? Born and raised in Seattle, Wa.
How long have you been working with collage? I think it was late 2009 when I really started getting into it. Before that I used to draw and doodle on everything.
Do you have a favourite source to gather materials from? I use National Geographic a lot but I try to mix it up. I have some great old books and magazines that I pick up at thrift stores. My most recent finds are books on gems and New Zealand, and some 70’s issues of Family Circle.
How do you think of your images? (Is it spontaneous, a vision, etc?) I’ve been working very spontaneously lately and making these sort of minimal psychedelic landscapes that are populated less with people and more with otherworldly shapes, colors and vegetation.
Favourite books? I’m reading lots of graphic novels and comics right now but some favorite books from the last few years are The Wind-up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami, Neuromancer by William Gibson, The Child Garden by Geoff Ryman, The Valis trilogy by Philip K. Dick.
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Where are you from? I am from Recife, a city on the coast of Brazil. I live in Berlin (Germany) since 2001.
How long have you been painting? I have been painting since my childhood, because I always wanted to be an artist. I finished my studies in fine arts in 2000 at university and since 2008 I work in my studio in Berlin.
Favourite types of paint to use? I don’t have a favourite type of paint. I use what I need in the process. The most of my works are mixed media. This shows the way how I see the world; a mix of “things” that interact together.
What do you do when you’re not painting? When I am not painting I am doing a lot of other things that are connected with art: photography, art workshops, observation and search for solutions to my pictures, marketing of my work, etc.
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Where are you from? Graz, Austria.
Favourite books? Photo Books of course ;)
Where are you from? I’m originally from a small village called Fairlie on the west coast of Scotland but I am currently based in Dundee.
How long have you been making stuff? I've been drawing and making stuff for as long as I can remember but it's probably only in the past two years that I've actually found the kind of stuff that I want to be making.
Favourite materials to work with? Absolutely anything! I like working with somewhat strange materials and putting certain things together that otherwise would not normally be but together outwith an art context. (e.g. plasticine and concrete or dead wasps and fake gold etc). I like the alchemical idea of putting emphasis on the essence of materials as opposed to their physical form.
How do you think of your images? The way in which I approach making art is 90% intuitively led. I am a huge believer in the notion of making things by feeling or instinct. The outcome is often quite surprising and takes you down paths that you would not normally have considered. Somewhere along the process, narratives and concepts begin to appear and I then begin to feed these into the work in an effort to solidify the piece’s conceptual elements. That being said, I am very open to the viewer creating their own interpretation.
Favourite films? Donny Darko, Labyrinth, Toxic Avenger, The Goonies, Enter the Void, anything with Nicolas Cage. Probably a million other things I’m forgetting.
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Where are you from? I’m from Huntington Beach, California. A place that is equally beautiful and repulsive.
How long have you been taking photos? I’ve been taking photos for about four years. Taking a photo class my senior year of high school sparked my interest.
Do you have a favourite camera to work with? It varies from time to time. I’ve been using a Yashica T4 the most frequently lately. Contax T2s are a favorite of mine, and I am almost always carrying an Olympus Stylus. I use a Nikon FE for an SLR, until I can commit to buying a good rangefinder.
Favourite places/ways to take pictures? I feel my best photos come from spontaneous moments. Every once in awhile I do scheduled shoots, but they don’t always work out as planned. I like taking pictures at places with flowers or a lot of color the most.
Favourite television show? My favorite shows are The Office, Arrested Development, and other mind numbing sitcoms.
Where are you from? I am from São Paulo, Brasil, but I lived some years in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
How long have you been making things? About 7 years.
What do you do when you’re not making things? Still making things! I also travel, spend time with my boyfriend, friends, family and plants. But I am always doing my embroidery while I am “doing nothing” or resting.
Favourite materials to work with? Paper, fabric, lines, pencil and ceramic.
Favourite films? It depends, but this year I really enjoy 2 films. “Viajo porque preciso, volto porque te amo” and “Nymphomaniac”.