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“Suppose you’re able to take a few of those stylistically timeless elements refined by the years of studies from previous generations and add a little bit to them to fit our Zeitgeist. In that case, I think you’ve got a winner and something that has the chance to last.” – Johannes Wewetzer

Johannes Wewetzer, the Berlin-based visual artist tells a story about the emotional bondings and its processes inspired through the majestic beauty of the human body. These stories begin from “lustful intricate shapes” and are completed at the physical connections between the models. The Catholic environment of his teenage years and his studies in Christian iconography …

“Socializing in different countries and cultures made me the person I am now. It serves as the main inspiration for my work.” – Adrian Kiss

Hungarian conceptual artist Adrian Kiss talks about his childhood memories, inspirations from everyday life, and favorite works. He combines diverse elements like archaic with futuristic and synthetics with natural items. With these hybrid conceptions, Adrian creates a truly unique world that reminds us of the primal and the utopistic world at the same time. COR: …

“…the aim is to capture the perfection of life and make it apparent, only as death lays it bare.” – Adam Medford

Adam Medford is a talented American artist, who creates collages that are unsettling but bizarrely appealing at the same time. We asked him about his inspirations, and what goes on during his artistic process. COR: Please tell us a little about yourself! Adam Medford: Hello! I am an analog/digital collage artist currently living in Seattle, …

“I am ultimately interested in the spiritual and psychological aspects of queerness and ways I can generate expressive imagery that is reflective of these abstract experiences.” – Diana Palermo

The abstract photographer Diana Palermo digs deep in psychology and spirituality through this artistic tool. The lens-based artist works with this medium in collaboration with performance, poetry, printmaking, and fiber art to probe concepts related to power, intuition, gender, and psychosexual experience. COR: Tell us about the environment where you grew up! How did it …

The beautifully chaotic and colorful world of Lucas Gutierrez tells us strange stories about fears and dystopias.

“Trough infinite – digital – ways of visualization, I feel always exposed to the most basic process of waiting. There are no loading bars in this rendered reality and there is always a machine that needs some time to complete the tasks I want.” The Berlin-based artist is also the master of real-time AV projects, …

MELTING MEMORIES

Refik Anadol​ is a media artist and director from Istanbul, currently living and working in Los Angeles. Through explorations of space, achieved through immersive installations and experiences, his work examines the idea of memory.Anadol has been building upon the ideas of machine hallucinations and the melding of digital and physical space for a long time. …

“…Painting in red is an absolute necessity.” BERNARD AUBERTIN

Bernard Aubertin was an artist best known for his red monochromatic paintings and association with the ZERO movement. Born in 1934 in Fontenay-aux-Roses, France, he initially studied decorative art until meeting Yves Klein in 1957, who encouraged him toward abstract art. Aubertin’s first monochrome works were created in 1958 and featured canvases covered in materials such as nails, …