Spanish painter Carlos Herraiz speaks about his work process and his fascination with the physical effects of the process of aging. The interview was conducted Spring 2020 as a virtual studio visit as part of SomoS Virtual Residency Program, in which artists tell how they are dealing with the lockdown situation.
In this SomoS artist interview, we present South-Korean artist Jiyeon Kim who divides her time between Seoul and Berlin. She speaks about portraiture in the digital era, and the relation between online images and real life painting. The interview was conducted during Kim’s artist residency at SomoS early 2020, and published at the occasion of her solo exhibition Meme Paintings, June 9th until July 18th 2020.
In this SomoS Artist Interview, Uruguayan painter Emi Brener talks about her themes of intimacy and vulnerability, and how she integrates embroidery and painting.
Cassidy Hart spoke with artist, designer, and SomoS Artist-in-Residence Anna Laing-Fraser about her love of typography, her process moving from paper to digital, and her work in Berlin. Her project, Building Characters, exploring the connection between typography and architecture, was presented at SomoS on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018. Can you give us an introduction to […]
Danielle Reid discusses digital sculpture, DIY AI, accessibility, and the joy of using squishy, fleshy materials with SomoS’ Artist-in-Residence, Media artist Jazmine Yerbury. Jazmine Yerbury artist presentation at SomoS Part I Can you give a brief introduction? My name is Jazmine Yerbury. I am 31 years old, I am from Montreal, Canada. I have a […]
Soft sculpture, waste, artistic cooperation, cultural differences, healing and spirituality – Danielle Reid spoke with current SomoS Artist-in-Residence, South Korean artist Wonju Kim about her soft sculpture/fiber art which will be presented in her solo exhibition Healing the Process at SomoS, opening November 21, 6-9pm. In Healing the Process, Kim illuminates the journey of her […]
SomoS: Can you tell us about your background? How did you make the choice to become an artist, more specifically a painter? Adam: When I was 12, we moved to a small community in Israel, and it was very boring, especially because there wasn’t a basketball court. I started going to an after school art […]
We interviewed SomoS artist-in-residence, Diego Miguel, to discover more about his artistic practice, his life, and his choices as a politically engaged artist. Diego Miguel in his SomoS atelier (Photo courtesy Zack Soltes) Interview by Charlotte Griffon SomoS: Could you briefly introduce yourself, and tell us something about your background. Diego Miguel: I’m Diego Miguel, […]
Interview on the occasion of her exhibition Phantomatic // Nowhere to be seen at SomoS Art House, April 2016. By Silvia Volpicelli and Johanna Griebert Pauline Alioua participated in SomoS Art Project’s artist-in-residence in Berlin from September to November 2015. Pauline Alioua’s photography is about human relations, personal feelings and a human presence in the […]
IMPRINT, on view at SomoS Art House from October 1st – October 17th, 2015 presents the work of two young artists working in collage, David Woodward (Canada) and SomoS Summer 2015 Artist-in-Residence Ingrid Bittar (Brazil). The exhibition traces how these artists inventive use of heritage, history, and nostalgia create very personal and intimate narratives. These […]
Berlin-based independent curator, art historian and writer Elisa Rusca curated the exhibition Future, Now. which opened March 5th 2015 at SomoS in Berlin. I had the chance to meet with her for a little talk about the show, art in general and of course the future. A curator has to think about certain aspects of […]