In conversation - Artist Interviews
Insights of an Eco Artist is excited to announce a special opportunity tailored to artists who are deeply passionate about the environment and committed to driving change through their artistic expression. We present "In Conversation," a series of interviews that will showcase your journey, artistry, and commitment to ecological causes.
Selected artists will be interviewed by Joana Alarcão, the founder of Insights of an Eco Artist, who is not only an artist but also a curator with a deep commitment to promoting art as a means of effecting positive change. These interviews aim to shine a light on your artistic career and delve into how your creative interventions play a vital role in raising ecological awareness and promoting change.We eagerly anticipate your submissions and look forward to unveiling your remarkable journey and work in our "In Conversation" series.
Eligibility: This open call is open to artists of all backgrounds, working in various mediums and styles, as long as their work engages with ecological themes. Your art should reflect your dedication to ecological justice and sustainability.
Global Participation: We invite artists from every corner of the world to submit their work.
Returning Artists: If you have previously been featured or interviewed by us, you are welcome to submit new works.
Submission Fee: FREE Submission for applicants.
Selection Fee: A SELECTION FEE OF €35 IS APPLIED TO SELECTED ARTISTS ONLY. This fee supports our efforts in creating your interview.
Personalized Interview: Upon selection, you will receive a personal interview consisting of 10 thought-provoking questions.
Featured Artworks: Your selected artworks will be prominently featured alongside the interview.
Permanent Publication: Your interview and artwork will be permanently published on our digital platform. Please note that these interviews will not appear in our print magazine.
How to apply:
Artists can submit one or many works. Email us your bio, portfolio and artists statement.
Please email your material to firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject: “INTERVIEW SUBMISSION” at any time.
All applications need to be in English.
Contact details and supporting information must be provided through the same application. Only one application is permitted.
Only selected artists will be notified of results via email.
Insights of an Eco Artist Team
Championing Environmental Advocacy Through Art: An Interview with Phil Barton
In the realm of Eco Art, Phil Barton stands as a dedicated practitioner, weaving a profound commitment to the natural and built environment into his creative endeavors. With a lifelong dedication to fostering collaboration across diverse communities and organizations, Phil Barton employs a hands-on approach to environmental issues, urging practical actions to address the pressing challenges faced by our planet.
This interview delves into Barton's unique approach, examining the intersection of art, science, and activism, and the pivotal role it plays in raising awareness and inspiring positive change.
Working-Class Activism: An Interview with Helen Carr
Meet an artist whose work transcends boundaries and defies convention. Hailing from Lambeth, South London, and with roots in the North of England, she weaves a captivating narrative of social class, history, and activism into her art. Drawing inspiration from her family's strong tradition of political engagement, she explores themes as diverse as folk art, industry, and trade unions. Her unique creations feature a blend of materials and symbols, breathing new life into everyday objects. Join us as we delve into the world of this working-class artist whose work is a testament to the enduring power of art in addressing societal issues.
Exploring the Political Power of Kitschy Collages: an interview with Elleanna Chapman
In the world of art, one artist's canvas may be another's playground, and creativity knows no bounds. In today's interview we have a captivating conversation with Elleanna Chapman, who finds inspiration in the unconventional. This artist's medium of choice is collage, but not just any collage – collages that defy the norm. From prints to enlarged images, canvas-based paintings to collected objects, this creator's work embodies a blend of kitsch, cuteness, ugliness, and strangeness.
Join us as we delve into the mind of Chapman, exploring the intriguing fusion of art, kitsch, and politics that makes her work a unique and thought-provoking journey.
Disruptive Narratives: An Unconventional Odyssey with Dolly Sen
Welcome to an engaging conversation with Dolly Sen a working-class brown queer artist based in Norwich, UK. With a brain she humorously describes as having an "ill-repute," Dolly disrupts societal systems not through conventional means, but with a unique blend of My Little Ponies on acid and a touch of sadness. Boasting over 10 published books and a global presence in films, performances, and art, Dolly's work is subversive, humorous, and radical. From 'sectioning' government departments to confronting misogyny in a clitoris hat, Dolly Sen's artistic journey is a testament to her unconventional approach to challenging norms and sparking debates on madness, sanity, and acceptable behaviours.
Artistic Activism and Social Reflection: A Conversation with Pomidor Group
In this exclusive interview, we delve into the world of Pomidor Group, an artistic collective founded in Moscow in 2018 by Polina Egorushkina and Maria Sarkisyants. The group has made waves with its socially engaged projects, emphasizing themes of fellowship, community building, emigration, and a keen focus on socio-political matters. Recently, Pomidor Group relocated to the UK, where they continue to shape the discourse on critical analysis, community development, and pressing global issues.
Transcending Boundaries: An Interview with Aljohara Jeje
Meet Aljohara Jeje, the internationally acclaimed artist whose life journey has taken her from Europe to various corners of the world, ultimately leading her to settle in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Her work, born from keen observations across cultures, has garnered widespread recognition and commissions, both locally and globally. Aljohara's art encapsulates the essence of contemporary Saudi Arabia while honouring its rich history and traditions. In this interview, we delve into her unique perspective and award-winning creations Double Dutch and /pəˈfɔːm(ə)ns/.