Saturday, January 2, 2016

Modify Watches interview

 Check out your watches as it's time to read the first interview of 2016 I've given to Modify Watches:

Defining himself as a "multimedianic artist", Alessandro Fantini is a self taught artist focusing on creating art through video, music, painting, photo, drawing and writing. Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci, his work never disappoints. Read on to find out more about Fantini's artistic journey.

Where do you find your inspiration?

The majority of my artworks could lead to think that I'm constantly transferring on paper and canvas my hallucinations and dreams, even though the latter represent only the 10% of my source of inspiration (and it mostly depends by the intensity of my night mental activity, that's a faculty I cannot control).
Actually I use to develop my visual ideas by following the unspeakable vibes perceived before a landscape (especially when I'm contemplating it from inside a car), listening to music, reading a book, or while walking alone in the countryside at the twilight musing about the events and the emotions I've experienced over the day. Somehow the final composition is the last stage of a long refining process triggered by a sudden perturbation of my sensorial dimension, something very close to the phenomenon of the "presque vu", “almost seen”, when we feel that we’re about to recall a name, a word or a particular, haunting feeling, without being able to tell it. The artworks are the nonverbal answers to those enigmatic perceptions.
Read on:

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