March 11, 2013 | Author: webSman

Detlef Koertge

Detlef Koertge grew up in Germany before he moved to the United States in 1997. He met his artisan wife Debra and decided to stay and live with his family in the United States. Detlef started his photographic excursions when he was 12 years old but he only got serious about portrait photography in 2007. He never had a formal education in visual arts or photography and frustration with his photographic results led him to sell his photography equipment multiple times over the years.
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March 6, 2013 | Author: webSman

Designer Helene Hawthorne

Helene Hawthorne is a business name of Kristine Hawthorne, apparel and fashion designer. Exclusive interview with Helen taken by Nina Pak for Miroir Magazine.

Q: Tell me something about your history as a designer. Did you have a formal education or are you self taught?
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February 27, 2013 | Author: webSman

Nina Pak – Art Director / Curator, Staff Photographer

Here is an exclusive interview with Nina Pak, the Art Director / Curator, Staff Photographer for Miroir Magazine.

Q: What fascinates you in regard to the images you have been creating lately?

A: I find that I am drawn to reflections and shadows, mirrored images, textures and delicate details, anything that has potential for a story. Small objects from nature, little antique treasures, costumes that speak for themselves, something unique and wonderful.

Q: Symbolism seems to be a major component of everything you create, can you speak about this?

A: I have always been drawn to symbolic imagery, from ancient orthodox Icons to Tibetian Tankas, art that tells a story of the soul’s journey is of interest to me.
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February 26, 2013 | Author: webSman

Amanda Diaz Photography

Q: Tell me something about your history in the creative arts. Did you have a formal school education or are you self-taught?

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February 25, 2013 | Author: webSman

Interview with Agostino Arrivabene

Q: There is a spiritual quality to your paintings, what inspires the visions you paint?

A: I think it’s a dimension of suspense and anticipation. Since I was a child, when I lost my mother prematurely, this loss placed me in front of the unknown, and that which abruptly takes life. For me, death, from the start, became synonymous with questions without answers and for a long time death became identified with a voyage without destination, a search towards the unknown.
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