Artist Interview: Ji Woo Kim
November 23, 2021
13 min read
New York-based artist Ji Woo Kim’s work explores themes of identity in the context of race and ethnicity while questioning the concept of home in relation to her own background as a first-generation immigrant. Through her works she examines resulting factors such as cultural identification and social dynamics, as well as their effects on one’s growth…
Artist Interview: Rafa Macarron
October 26, 2021
9 min read
Spanish artist Rafa Macarron is a young self-taught artist. His work leaves a touch of dreamlike influences and childish reminiscences. Despite the drama and deformity in his characters, the scenes portray tenderness, kindness, and harmony. I recently caught up with the talented Rafa Macarron and talked about his artistic influences, inspirations, and plans for 2022.…
Artist Interview: Roby Dwi Antono
September 7, 2021
8 min read
Indonesian artist Roby Dwi Antono is known for his rich, smooth, color-infused brushstrokes depicting a myriad of symbolic icons. His work opens a portal to another universe where spaceships, aliens, dinosaurs and creatures with humanly features come together. These surrealistic creations that once lived only in Dwi Antono’s imagination come to life in a new…
Artist Interview: TIDE
January 6, 2021
8 min read
TIDE is an emerging name in the art scene both in Japan and internationally. Since 2009, his palette consisted mostly of monochrome colours. Recently, TIDE had his first solo exhibition ‘DEBUT’ (2020) in Harajuku, Japan. While his cat-inspired work has been gaining increasing popularity in the international art scene, I had the chance to interview…
Artist Interview: Travis Fish
August 5, 2020
6 min read
Contemporary American artist Travis Fish has been a rising name in the global art scene. Originally from Wisconsin, Travis lives and works in New-York City. Travis Fish paints catchy motifs, shirts, pants, luxury sweatshirts and portraits as if he had put them on his large format canvases in no time. His art seems childish, naive,…
Artist Interview: Alice
June 11, 2020
17 min read
Alice Pasquini has developed different paths in her research, from narrating feminine vitality to manipulating the three-dimensional possibilities of her work. She moves from urban explorations to installations using found materials, and her artworks have been exhibited in galleries and museums in more than one hundred cities around the world. We reached Alice in Italy…
Artist Interview: Yukimasa Ida
May 13, 2020
12 min read
In 2016, Yukimasa Ida won the “Judge Special Award” at the young artist’s CAF Award. The following year, he was the youngest artist to participate in the charity auction of the “Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation”. Since then Yukimasa Ida has become a prominent painter with collectors all over the world. In the last year, he was…
In Dialogue: Nicolas Couturieux
May 8, 2020
8 min read
We inaugurate our “In Dialogue” section which will explore different actors and professionals from the art world, dealers, curators, managers and more. A couple days ago, I caught up with Paris-based Nicolas Couturieux to talk about his past experiences as a producer, curator or print-maker. Nicolas has been involved with Urban Art for several years…
Artist Interview: Canyon Castator
April 22, 2020
10 min read
Canyon Castator is a Los-Angeles based artist whose work moves through diverse mediums, but from the point of reference of figure painting. Transitioning through painting, video, digital manipulation, projection, and other forms of creation, Canyon’s work attempts to rectify the discontinuities between the image and its representation. In an effort to introduce to our readers,…
Artist Interview: Oli Epp
April 1, 2020
7 min read
Oli Epp’s paintings circulate a number of themes to do with the tragicomic element of living in the 21st century society, dealing with the complexity of identity and anxieties living in the digital age; consumerism and consumption which leads to control and addiction, anxiety and conflict. Last week in the midst of the Corona outbreak,…

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