“Each piece I create is my best conceptualization of a very specific thought or topic of interest that I am thinking of at that moment.”
“I think a virtual space is very interesting. In art, you can create virtual space. My works have different layers and deep space.”
The artist believes in the importance of modernizing the practice and aspires to create calligraphy that is modern and even avant-garde as well as rooted in traditional shodo.
Benjamin L.M. embraces art and the art-making process with a passion that borders on reverence.
YoungHee Woo’s major source of inspiration is the idea of interconnectedness of life and death processes. Scrutiny of this question yields her intriguing, often mesmerizing works.
“I never had a mentor. I am self-taught and worked many years before I found my personal style, which is based mainly on street art and comic books.”
“My artworks strive to project an alternate sense of reality which is not solely based on what is visible, but another reality projected by allowing my subconscious to freely express itself.”
“An ex-national swimmer and now an avid Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Boarder, I take a lot of inspiration from the ocean.”
“This young project is where I landed in my attempt to photograph those who had immigrated to the U.S. from countries in Africa and had integrated into the American ethos.” – Zie Otto
“I sign on to the notion that in art, everything is permitted.”