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 #UNBLOCKTALKS 

 

#WATCHTHECREATORS

#UNBLOCKtalks presents artists and creatives people from all over the globe 

>> watch the video portrait series & stay in direct exchange, without mincing words and with each one teaching one

 

@artweekendbelgrade

We immersed ourselves in Belgrade Art Weekend 2021 and explored the exhibition in the abandoned Hotel Beograd.

#UNBLOCK-ING
ART WEEKEND BELGRADE 2021

#CURATORSPERSPECTIVE

Find out which topics were setting the tone in Belgrade this year in the interview series between the AWB-makers, participating artists & creatives and our curator Denis Leo Hegic.

"In places like this, you can do whatever you like. The time is different now. All the experiments are much more welcomed here than in more ordinary places."

LJUDMILA STRATIMIROVIC

"This is about the Yugoslavian war but it's about any war…You are listening to so many angles of what was happening here at the time."

RÁÐHILDUR INGADÓTTIR

"We try to be as loud as we can."

HAVEIT COLLECTIVE

@unblock.fairartfair 2021

#BLOCKONTOPOFBLOCK cross-over of artistic disciplines and positions from all over the world in the Berlin district of Lichtenberg

 

IN CONVERSATION WITH...

UNBLOCK Berlin 2021 artists & creatives

in conversation with

Jan Gustav Fiedler & Denis Leo Hegic

IM GESPRÄCH MIT...

UNBLOCK Berlin 2021 Künstler:innen

im Gespräch mit

Jan Gustav Fiedler & Denis Leo Hegic

CHRISTINA
MALLET

"Telling these strange personal stories is what I'm trying to do with my art."

(Christina Mallet)

SILVIA
SARSANO

"I build stronger relationship with the person I'm painting. In some cases, I know the person even better than some of their friends that know them for their whole life."

(Silvia Sarsano)

MATHIAS
ROLOFF 

"Es steckt in mir was drinnen, was nur ich formulieren kann. Um das, was ich hinbekommen wollte mit meinen Bildern, braucht man nicht den großen Kontext, sondern man ist berührt von den Bildern oder nicht"

(Mathias Roloff)

EMILY
BLAND

"I prefer it when people can just take it for what it is. It is a paint on canvas, a line of blue acrylic paint and there is some red paint to the side of it."

(Emily Bland)

MARINA
MARKOVIC

"What I was discovering the most, and what I really wanted to dive in, was my shadow. The part that I exposed was so little, and the rest is in the darkness."

(Marina Markovic)

DAGNA
GMITROWICZ

"I strongly believe that we have all the answers and resources to grow and to heal ourselves. The visual language in the drawing is just a channel to connect to own wisdom."

(Dagna Gmitrowicz)

LARA MAMONOVA

"Humans just as we are, there is already so much magical stuff within us that is so complex. And unraveling that is better than any magic show that you can show me."

(Lara Mamonova)

VILLE
KYLÄTASKU

"What I want to create with my paintings is a feeling, and I don't care if it is a bad or good feeling that you are having. But if you are having a feeling, I've done something right."

(Ville Kylätasku)

LEA & ADRIAN

"Eine Position und zwei Menschen.."

(Lea & Adrian)

PABLO
GRISS

"If the goal is to be on the island, you could go with a fast boat, rail, plane, or helicopter... But the process of getting to the island is only given by the sailing boat... The question is: do you want the experience? Or the end result?"

(Pablo Griss)

"I'm looking for something that would look natural, something that everybody experiences…"

(Marie-Charlotte Nouza)

MARIE-CHARLOTTE
NOUZA

CATI
LAPORTE

LIBBY
PAGE

"Half of your breathing apparatus is on the outside of you... And that's what trees are. So, I think they are worth painting" (Libby Page)

JETOSHI

"I see myself as a generation whisperer mediating between the different ages..." (Jetoshi)

PHI CHACON

"The only stable constant I had, was my art. My creativity never left me ..."

(Phi Chacon)

TIJANA
TITIN

"While people are looking at that firework of beauty, you have to inject them a spritzer of truth."

(Tijana Titin)

"I could have spent all life

watching the sidewalk..."

(Cati Laporte)