THE BODY POSITIVE ARTWORK OF HILDOS

In the 1970s every Saturday morning, the Lebanese American University offered art classes for kids. Starting when she was seven, Hildos took these classes and fell in love with experimentation and creativity in art. This weekend progr...

THE EXQUISITE VISUAL ART OF I-LUN HUANG

Born in Taiwan, I-Lun Huang has been making art since the age of three, when her mother signed her up for dance, piano and painting classes. By age five, I-Lun had decided that for her there was no life but the artist’s life and h...

THE PECULIAR AND SOFTLY BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHY OF ANA PAULA TIZZI

Is what you see all that there is? Can an image in which fingers move and cups empty count as a picture or as a movie or as something eerie and in between? Do the ghosts of movement drawn in thin lines or...

THE DISTINCTLY HUMAN AND VIVID WORK OF AMAIA GOMEZ MARZABAL

“My inspiration is the image itself. I like to tell a story with my art and let the viewer thinking about the message of the image,” says Amaia Gomez Marzabal of her paintings, “Through the ideas of repetition...

Typewriters have historically been used to create only one type of art, that obviously being writing, and until engaging with Nutthawut Siridejchai’s work most people would never have thought that it could be used for anything else. Born in Bangkok, Thailand, now based...

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...

"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...

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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