CONTEMPORARY CREATIVE PRACTICE MAGAZINE © 2018

ISSUE 3. SUMMER 2019 

Look down, are you sitting on a chair? If you are, do you know who made it, can you feel and see the grain of the wood, can you describe the color or the shape, is it art? Maybe you aren’t sitting but no matter where you are, whether that is an office or your bedroom o...

"My work is about the lives of women and the perspectives of the societies that define female beauty," says Izabella in relation to the themes behind her latest exhibition. "My goal has been to open discussion through various formats, including fashion, photography and...

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ISSUE 2. SPRING 2019 

Luisa Aguado’s parents, while raising her by the sprawling and notoriously luscious coast in Galicia, Spain, said that they wanted her to do something serious, so she went to school for psychology. But something wasn’t right. She wanted to do something practical with h...

 

With a sardonic humor, he can’t seem to help carrying into his art, the Spanish born filmmaker Lander Camarero says that at seventeen he decided to be an artist because “he realized he was terrible at everything else.” But behind the self-deprecation and the cool guy...

How does one grapple with a history of colonization and all that comes with it? How can ancient myth and wisdom be brought into the contemporary age, simultaneously holding the meaning they had when they were made and speaking to the current age as well? How can storie...

There is something in Hadieh Afshani’s eyes, an absence or loss and it is this feeling that carries into her sparse but complex drawings and painting. Within those eyes, which are dark like her shoulder length hair, there are cityscapes backgrounded by a rusty sky, the...

With a father who was an artist and an art professor and a mother who was an astrologer and a teacher, and a childhood spent star gazing, painting and playing instruments, it seems that being an artist was really the only option for Canadian Born photographer Erica Rea...

It has long been said that parody and satire have the ability to speak deeper truths than forms that are tasked too heavily with being realistic or serious. Through her cartoons, caricatures and animations of Iranian life, Elham is able to bring humor into a system and...

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ISSUE 1. WINTER 2018 

"Stay Strong, Believe in Hell and Fall In Love With Me" is the title of one of Maksym Kazarin's paintings, and this title is a great tell of the depth and drama of the work this man creates. Ukrainian born, Maksim decided to be an artist when he turned 20. He graduated...

Among wooden chairs and oval cabinets, we find Shuya Iida, who left Okayama, Japan, to become one of the most distinguished industrial and furniture designers on this side of the Hudson River.

Since 2010 he has owned and operated his own studio called Shuya Design, a sp...

"Art has always been a way of expressing feelings that I did not know how to cure. It still is and I think it's a healthy way to discover life.” Says Paz Garcia, a Spanish actress now based in Brooklyn, who decided to leave her beloved Mallorca for the big apple.

While...

"These visual effects came from my passion for video editing and are a natural evolution of the craft. These techniques allowed me to create worlds I couldn’t in real life. Returning to my days of solitude as a child, visual effects give me the opportunity to create ne...

The music of Barbara Kiss involves a vital and energetic melody combined with sweet poetry. Through this music one can glimpse the life of a woman who began to sing when she was only 6 years old in a small city in the Balkans, while at the same time it will make you ge...

For as long as she can remember, Roberta Fernandes has been obsessed with the date of her birth in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on September 30, 1983 at 5:29 p.m. Maybe because, at that precise moment, she began to be aware of the inheritance she was about to receive from he...

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