Thomas Sattelberger

I am in charge of the medium and not vice versa – Interview with Thomas Sattelberger

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“Passions and art cannot be standardized. The same is true for the carriers of art and passion. Generally speaking, your network has an extreme range of tolerance and includes the possibility of allowing many people to make themselves heard, and to see value in that. Others can learn from this diversity and variety. Secondly, you address ways of how human beings express themselves that have become submerged. Thus, people who are part of organizations, can rediscover themselves.”

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Carleton E. Watkins Donner Lake, California, c. 1860s.

The most interesting thing is experimental playing: Interview with Professor Michael Brater

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In an interview with Age of Artists, education research expert Michael Brater explains how mistakes cannot exist in the area of arts. He has recognized what artists share as a fundamental attitude: “It does not matter if something happens that I did not intend. The question is how I can deal with it. It is only going to be an error if I cannot handle it.” The most interesting thing is experimental “playing”, says Brater.

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Bernard Pras Einstein

Intuition beats Statistics – Interview with Artist Bernard Pras

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At first, an exposition of Bernard Pras only slightly differs from a bric-a-brac store. There are piles of objects and materials that seem to be randomly arranged on the ground such as during a Sunday garage sale. However by looking at each of the parts you realize that they are tied together, ingeniously aligned to draw and replicate a well-known image, but only when seen from a certain perspective.

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Peter Tomaž Dobrila

Artists were present during all the human history and they will be present also in the future

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I think we should all be learning from each other. We should not only be talking but mainly listening to each other and we can all, I’m sure, learn from each other. Business can learn from art. Art can learn from business. I think now lots of artists are business experts. Regarding businessman who don’t know much about art – they say “I don’t care” or, “I don’t know anything about nothing, so I don’t want to have anything to do with it” – this fear should be overcome.

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