Profile of the Week: Carla Timoc

Romanian artist Carla Timoc, recently graduated from the University of Art and Design receiving a MA degree in Photography. Her work experiments with film format and instant photography. She now lives and works in Germany.

How has your upbringing influenced you as an artist today?

Well, my upbringing was in fact, all about art in general. My father was gone to Italy for work and I remember my mom telling me I still had the pacifier in my mouth when … Read the rest

CLEAR CUT: GEORGIA RUSSELL

There’s a certain satisfaction in discovering an artist by mistake, in a gallery you were never meant to be at, in the first place. Stumbling through a miserable heat wave in Cologne, killing time before my departure, I decided to test my luck and walk in – unannounced – to one of the oldest, most venerated contemporary galleries in the world: Galerie Karsten Greve, founded in 1972.

Once inside, I found a room with a series of intricately-cut and coloured … Read the rest

Profile of the Week: Morgen Roloff Sechler

Morgen Roloff Sechler paints what is comfortable: places and spaces from the home. Based in the Bay Area, California, she aims to capture spaces that look as if they are truly being lived in, including the empty bottle of wine next to your bed or the shamefully bought self help book.

How has your upbringing influenced you as an artist today?

I had a mostly normal childhood, raised in the suburbs, went to a high school I didn’t like, smoked … Read the rest

Profile of the Week: Karina Brzostowski

Well travelled artist Karina Brzostowski’s latest series ‘Secret Garden’ is an introspective project that captures her relationship with her surroundings during lockdown. Karina has intuitively pushed boundaries to paint how she sees things through the lens of her emotions. She enjoys traveling, listening to music while she paints, visiting galleries and museums and hopes to create a physical space which allows her to keep on experimenting.

Where are you from and when did you start your art practice?

When I … Read the rest

Profile of the Week: Christina Nicola

Based in Brooklyn, New York, Christina Nicola is a painter and draftswoman. Her work explores the concept of “blackness”, using mix media and a variety of mark making to reveal what is under the skin’s surface. Nicola’s work confronts stereotypes and misconceptions surrounding black womxn and their sexuality.

How has your upbringing influenced you as an artist today?

I grew up in a very creative household. My paternal grandmother is an artist and my dad is a musician. While my … Read the rest