«I have been really interested in hieroglyphics, the use of symbols within the language is really interesting and relates back to understanding my own language.»

Lucas Dupuy London, United Kingdom.   Tell us a little about yourself. What was the determining factor in choosing your profession? I grew up in south-east London, and come from a very creative family. My mum is a photographer, and my dad makes sculptures from found objects. His work is a huge inspiration to me, especially

«I get restless when I’m not working, really my paintings are pretty selfish, I make them for myself and when they turn out good it feels good.»

Struan Teague London, United Kingdom.     Can you tell us a little about yourself? How did you start your journey into the art world? I’m from Edinburgh and I studied fine art in Dundee, a small city on the east coast of Scotland. At art school I was mostly printmaking, screenprinting with a little bit

«Working on a painting can often be like trying to complete a puzzle – moving pieces around over and over again, until something just clicks and you know its done.»

Tess Williams London, United Kingdom.   Tell us about yourself. How did your work in art begin? Growing up in London meant that I was lucky to be surrounded by great art … The first type of work that I really loved were many of the abstract expressionist painters – Rothko, Franz Kline, Helen Frankenthaler,

«I work freely and my gestures are straight on the canvas, applying multiple layers of colors and masking material that I scrape off at the end.»

Yorgos Stamkopoulos Lives and works between Athens and Berlin.   Tell us a little about yourself. How did your artistic career begin? My dad is a housepainter and I was helping him during summer breaks, while I was in elementary school. I was fascinated when he was covering the walls with new colors. He was

David von Bahr’s studio

Tell us a bit about yourself. How did you understand that you want to pursue art? Best of my belief, you have a considerable experience in graffiti. I started with graffiti when I was about 12 years old, I understood quickly that I had an extreme need to express myself and almost became obsessed with

Richie Culver’s studio

Please tell us about yourself and your background just a bit. Besides, what made you become an artist? I was born in Hull in the North of England. Straight after school, I worked on a Caravan site for a few years along with a few odd jobs in local supermarkets etc. The thoughts of becoming