«The city is full of interesting scenarios that just want to be discovered, for example the way construction workers set down their different materials. Those workers subconsciously create wonderful compositions of materials, casually and entirely by chance.»

Mike Okay  Halle, Germany. Tell us a little about yourself. It’s interesting to know your way from street art to studio and gallery practice. I grew up during the 1980s in the GDR, in a planned city called Halle-Neustadt which was dominated by the geometric forms of the prefabricated buildings. My image of this part

«When I am working on my paintings, I don’t think about making Art. At best I don’t think at all, but only make decisions on the canvas — that’s fun, because in my day-life outside the studio I don’t like decisions at all.»

Jenny Brosinski Berlin, Germany.   We would like to know about you more. Where did your journey to art begin? I was born in Celle in the north of Germany and I grew up in the little light blue house of my grandparents in a small village in the countryside. My journey to art began

«I am one of those people who thinks that anyone can do it, as Jacques Brel said, “Talent does not exist, there are only workers”, personally I work a lot.»

Bertrand Fournier Janville-sur-Juine, France.   Tell us about you. Are there any prerequisites for becoming an artist? I’m 33 years old, I’m born and I work in France. I started painting by chance in 2016 with my daughter, at first it was to decorate my house then I started to post my paintings on instagram

«I’m the eternal optimist. For me, optimism is essential in making art, as I never really feel defeated when something doesn’t work.»

Taylor Anton White Stafford, Virginia, United States.     Could you tell us about yourself? Where did it all begin? I was born in San Diego, California, but grew up in Colorado and North Carolina. I was a terrible student in high school, and eventually joined the Marines. After about 9 years, I then decided that