I was born in Ludwigshafen but I live and work for six years now in Siegburg near Bonn (Germany). After participating in an evening class in September 2013 painting soon became a new hobby for me. During the twelve week course I have so far only had the time to enjoy painting a few times…more
“In my artwork I am interested in discovering transmuted spaces, places where energy shifts, changes, or renews itself. Through an exploration of the interstices between opposing elements such as nature and artifice, chaos and order, I wish to explore entropic systems where healing may occur. I want my audience to be confronted by a raw…more
A rather unconventional series by London-based artist Astrid Schulz will be exhibited in Saarbruecken (Germany) for a second time from April, 13 to May, 13 2016. Inspired by the content of the novel “The Daughters of Egalia” (by Norwegian writer Gerd Mjøen Brantenberg) the photographer questions social stereotypes and photographic clichés. For her project ‘Hairdressers’…more
“I transform an image into an hourglass, where reality is mixed with emotions” stated Italian landscape photographer Francesco Gola in an interview with Hahnemühle about his long-term exposure photography. The emotions in the viewer triggers an excellent print on his favourite Hahnemühle paper Francesco Gola is convinced. Read here what paper he favoured and why.
I have a thing with square little sketchbooks. There are always a couple of them in my drawer. It happened to me once that I needed a new one and they had run out of them in my usual art supplies shop and I had to buy non-square one. Ever since then, when I go…more
Could Victorian parks in London be a subject of contemporary photography? They can. In photographs of Andrea Vicentini from Italy. In his series “Senteza di Massa – The judgement of the mass” the photographer refers to rules of Victorian garden planning: the the creation of contrast, the installation of surprise, the concealment of the borders. Seen…more
Time’s running! Until March 23, illustrators, graphic designers and artists are invited to give Berlin their personal touch. Connect proportions, colours, fonts to your unique BERLIN typographic design. “Show us your Type” is an international design competition, calling creatives to implement typographic metropolises. Since 2012, the competition attracts the world. Barcelona, New York, Tokyo or…more
To paint my motive “Flower Window” on the subject of the Hahnemühle Calendar competition ‘Nature in the City’, I have chosen the water colour technique to paint on the mould-made watercolor paper William Turner with paints from Schmincke and brushes of da Vinci.