Sculptor Helena Rubčić

Sculptor Helena Rubčić:
Through a collection of wooden sculptures I am trying to show to the observers my view of the world and the human personality. The sculptures are made of two materials – wood (natural) and metal (unnatural) which negate each other but make a whole.

[HOMOCHROMIES] by Red Bind

Artist statement by RED BIND – Gilivanka Kedzior and Barbara Friedman. Photos by Alexandra Laval, David Michael Clarke and Barbara Friedman. [HOMOCHROMIES] An art project featuring an installation (images and sound) and performative interventions by RED BIND – Gilivanka Kedzior and Barbara Friedman in collaboration with Céline San-Martin who is…

“Nothing But Light” by Anastasia Kuba

Text and artworks by Anastasia Kuba Photograph from the series ‘Nothing But Light’ by Anastasia Kuba, 2015 Artist Statement by Anastasia Kuba Anastasia Kuba: ‘“Nothing But Light” explores concepts of boundaries,vulnerability, and consent. We all experience the world through our bodies. The body is the easiest target for disrespect, worship,…

Ester Fleckner – How to spell a sound that is physical

A woodcut print by Ester Fleckner.   Ester Fleckner – How to spell a sound that is physical 10 April – 9 May 2015 at Avlskarl Gallery, Bredgade 28, Copenhagen, Denmark Opening hours: Wednesday-Friday 1 pm – 6 pm. Saturday 12 pm – 3 pm. The exhibition How to spell a…

Stigma

Stigma. Press photo courtesy Heidi Lunabba. Heidi Lunabba in collaboration with Anne Pietarinen Stigma Photographs and installation Galleria Huuto, Jätkäsaari 2, Helsinki, Finland 23 January – 8 February 2015 Welcome to the opening on Friday 23.1 2015 at 8pm! Who invites cockroaches over for a sleepover? Who wants to go…

Intermedia Artist Aja Rose Bond

Artist statement by Aja Rose Bond Triangle Fort by Aja Rose Bond in collaboration with Caroline Ballhorn, Alicia Cha and Heather Dawn Jones. Photo courtesy of Aja Rose Bond.   Artist Statement by Aja Rose Bond I am an intermedia artist with background in music, craft and fashion respectively, drawing…

Dolly Wilde’s Picture-Show

Artist statement by Rebecca Nesvet “And still they come and go: and this is all I know– That from the gloom I watch an endless picture-show…” Siegfried Sassoon, “Picture-Show” (1920) Playwrite Rebecca Nesvet about her Dolly Wilde’s Picture-Show When I read Sassoon’s ‘Picture-Show’, the poem doesn’t call up only the…

Nest by Coral Short

Artist statement by Coral Short Nest by Coral Short. Photos courtesy of the artist. Description: Nest is an interactive sculpture that is about caring for our community’s cultural workers and activists. I encouraged the audience at The Hemispheric Institute Encuentros to unwind by finding my large, human-sized nest on wheels…

Chicano Park iPhoneography by Tina Rice

Artist statement and photos by Tina Rice / COMBO APPS: Mobile Extreme Editing   Photo from the Chicano Park iPhoneography series by Tina Rice Artist Statement by Tina Rice Tina Rice: I’m a photography/mobile based artists. Everything I do now is from my iPhone and iPad. All my traditional photographic…

The Lesbian Paintbrush

Essay by writer and visual artist Jane Eaton Hamilton, Canada I’ve been studying art in Paris museums further to my certificate work in painting from Emily Carr University in Vancouver, BC, Canada. I have investigated the collections at the Musée d’Orsay, Musée Marmottan Monet, Musée de Montmartre, Centre Pompidou and…

Suzie Pindar – Endless Possibilities

Suzie Pindar – Dream, 21cm x 29.7cm, black edged wood frame 32.5cm x 42.5cm Endless Possibilities – a group mixed media exhibition Camden Image Gallery 174 Royal College Street, Camden, London March 8 – 20 2014 UK artist and queer woman Suzie Pindar takes part in the exhibition titles Endless…

Primal HeArt by Belle Ancell

Text & photo: Belle Ancell, Canada Amber Dawn, writer. Photo from the Primal HeArt series by Belle Ancell Artist Statement by Belle Ancell Belle Ancell: The Primal HeArt series is from a photo project I was invited to participate in out of Toronto, Canada called the 10×10 Photography Project. The…

Melisa Ljubovich a Queer Artist From Bosnia

Text and images: Melisa Ljubovich Pastuvka in Zürich (Bosnian female horse in Zürich), a self portrait by Melisa ‘Mel’ Ljubovich   Artist Statement by Melisa ‘Mel’ Ljubovich Mel Ljubovich: In major parts of the Balkans being transparent and queer, despite your work and other activities, are not getting on well…

Remains of Eternity by Sif Itona Westerberg

Text by Birthe Havmoeller / Feminine Moments Sif Itona Westerberg, photo by Birthe Havmoeller Danish art student Sif Itona Westerberg (above) is interested in rites and systems that create and uphold social and historical power structures. I met her at her latest exhibition Remains of Eternity in Copenhagen a few…

No Fear by Elinore Lindén Strand

Artist Statement and photos by Elinore Lindén Strand Close-up of No Fear, an installation by Elinore Lindén Strand, 2013. Splitting her time between Stockholm and Berlin has made Swedish visual artist Elinore Lindén Strand see the European history in a new light. Meeting people who’s grandparents fought for or against…

Kathy Atkins

Artist profile originally posted at http://queerartsfestival.com.