September 6, 2017 | Author: webSman

Interview with the bellydancer and model Mahafsoun

Interview and photos by Natasha Gris

Q: What is your creative process like when coming up with ideas for dancing and photoshoots?
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August 25, 2017 | Author: webSman

Interview with the artist Christopher Lee Donovan

Q: How long have you been an artist? Please tell us a little about your chosen medium.

A: I’ve been an artist for as long as I can remember. There was a moment where I thought I’d be a good meteorologist, but I ultimately stuck with art as my career.

I work in a variety of different media, but the glue of it all is the digital workspace. It appealed to me when I was young, in part, because it was a new frontier. Digitally generated or manipulated art continues to be controversial because it doesn’t yet have the deep, historic roots that older mediums have.

Q: Have you been trained, and if so from what institution? Or are you self taught?

A: I spent some time at tiny, now abandoned, art school named White Pines and then finished up my degree at the Rochester Institute of Technology focused on Commercial Photography. I gained allot of technical knowledge there about film photography that was already becoming irrelevant career-wise, but was useful as a foundation for photography. As far as Photoshop goes, I’m self taught.
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August 21, 2017 | Author: webSman

Interview with the artist Katarzyna Widmanska

In my photography there is death, darkness, weirdness and elements of mysticism.

Q: How long have you been an artist? Please tell us a little about your chosen medium.

A: I have started to take photos about ten years ago. I discovered photography then and nearly at once I realized this is it-the best medium that will allow me to express myself.

Q: Have you been trained, and if so from what institution? Or are you self taught?

A: I’ve finished art studies but as a photographer I’m self-taught.
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May 25, 2017 | Author: webSman

Interview with Elena Ismail

Q: Tell us about your styling and design work and what first sparked an interest in these creative mediums.

A: I grew up in Palestine in the midst of war. I can’t say I was poor but the nature of life at the time didn’t allow us to have access to many things people take forgranted. For example for christmas, when my mom would setup the tree, we couldn’t just go to a store and find a variety of ornaments, so my mom taught us how to make our own from papermache.

Or when we had to stay home for several days under siege, my mom would keep us busy by showing us how to make marionette puppets, also from papermache, so we can create a play. And when I got my first Barbie, I only had the one dress that came with her, so I started to sew because I wanted her to have a change of outfits like what I saw on TV. I grew up with the notion that anything I can’t buy, I can make with basic materials and a bit of imagination.
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March 5, 2017 | Author: webSman

Exclusive Interview with Photographer Natasha Gris

Natasha Gris is a Canadian artist and photographer, correspondent and event photographer in Miroir Magazine.

Q: How long have you been a photographer?
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