Ananda Nahu – Interview

Ananda Nahu – Interview

Ananda Nahu is one of 5 artists participating in this year’s LATA Street Culture Festival, running 29th June to 2nd July 2016. Including live outdoor painting, music, film and workshops, the festival takes place at Red Gallery and the surrounding neighbourhood.

Ananda Nahu was born in 1985 in Juazeiro, Bahia, painting since 2005. She often creates portraits of African women, children and music symbols, using the bright colours of Brazil, blending stencil techniques with diverse materials such as the traditional fabrics of the North East of Brazil. Humans are the core of her work, sensitive and delicate, respecting the diverse facets of artistic events in human history, and adding vibrant colours and dynamic forms, lending warmth, life, strength and energy to the composition of her works. Ananda exhibits extensively in Brazil and internationally, passing by America, Holland, Germany, France, UK and having many collectors around the world.

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FLUX – Submissions Open

FLUX – Submissions Open

2nd – 6th November The Old Truman Brewery Submissions close 30th July 2016

FLUX Exhibition is a groundbreaking and new kind of art event – a collection of the most dynamic painters, performance artists and musicians, which presents an alternative way to encounter today’s best new art.

FLUX has established itself as the platform for contemporary artists to be discovered and to be part of an exceptional, unconventional art event. Curated by Lisa Gray founder of FLUX, this third much anticipated edition of FLUX brings over 100 artists to the fore. Gray hand selects the very best emerging talent for a five day interactive art event.

Gray says “FLUX is not a fair or a normal exhibition. FLUX is a unique experience for both artists and art lovers. Each artists work is considered so it does not compete with other work but stands alone and shines in its own light. The support we have gathered since the first exhibition has cemented our place in the contemporary art world and allowed us to continue to be creative.”

FLUX comes alive with musical guests and performance art installations, which complement the work and bring a new experimental approach to the exhibition.

The show represents a rare opportunity to gain direct access to a diverse group of gifted artists, on the path to being the big names of tomorrow. Showcasing new talents in a collaborative, curated show, FLUX celebrates dynamic emerging artists on the precipice of wider accolade and fame.

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James Boman – Interview

James Boman – Interview

James Frederick Boman, born and raised in East London, is an assemblage artist with a sculpting studio in Hackney Wick. Influenced by artists such as Jean Tinguely, Heath Robinson and Kris Kuksi; James is best known for his sculptures made from found objects and mechanical components.   Boman the man and his fantastical machines is an artist with a unique style that is impactful with a surreal, dark and quirky edge.  Mixing modern industrial objects with anachronistic technologies his works would not look out-of-place in a Tim Burton movie! They are retro – futuristic inventions that compel the viewer into another world.  His work, his concepts, his machines are a dream, a sub conscious world, a fantasy that allows you to place your own narratives upon his spectacular, strange and truly wonderful creations. We adore your work James thank you so much for sharing your art with The Palette Pages!

 

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Massimo Micheluzzi – Q&A

Massimo Micheluzzi – Q&A

Renowned Venetian glass artist Massimo Micheluzzi, who is represented in many of the world’s leading museums, will present an exhibition of new work, “Micheluzzi: Mosaico”, at the Willer gallery in London from 22 June until 30 July.

Micheluzzi’s exquisite work is much sought-after for its beauty, innovative use of colour, and his masterful and inventive interpretation of traditional Venetian glass making techniques. The past eighteen months has been an exceptionally creative period for the artist, during which he has been inspired by the architecture of his native Venice. The 25 exhibition pieces take inspiration from the spectacular mosaics and terrazzo floors which are a feature of the city’s palazzos and churches. Micheluzzi’s distinctive style creates a contemporary aesthetic while employing classic centuries-old murrina techniques.

He uniquely maintains an unusual amount of control over the making processes. The murrina panels are meticulously composed and fused in his studio. The results are subtle, sophisticated pieces of solid, beautifully proportioned forms, alive with the dense opaque jewel-like colour, pattern, fluidity, and effortless elegance of his native Venice.

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Rita Parniczky – Solo Exhibition

Rita Parniczky – Solo Exhibition

Weaving with Light’ the First Solo Exhibition  of Textile Artist: Rita Parniczky Winner of the 2016 Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon Prize

Rita Parniczky will present her first solo exhibition: Weaving  with Light at Contemporary Applied Arts to celebrate her
award of the 2016 Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon Prize  .Launched in January 2013, the concept of the Perrier-Jouët  Arts Salon stems from the roots of the Salon in Paris, bringing together like-minded people under the roof to muse on the Arts.  However, the Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon has a second purpose, to award an annual prize to nurture and support the career of an emerging maker in Britain

“Rita was a clear winner for the Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon – a great example of how wonderfully crafted, and thoughtful use of a fresh medium can encapsulate a modern expression of Art Nouveau,” said Jo Hooper, Chair of the Arts Salon for 2016

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