Archive for the ‘ ARTIST/ FILMMAKER/ WRITER ’ Category

Richard Mosse

Richard Mosse was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1980 and grew up in County Kilkenny. Following a BA in English Literature and a Masters in Cultural Studies from the London Consortium, Mosse pursued a Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art from Goldsmiths before finally earning an MFA in Photography from Yale University School of Art.

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Lucy Knisley

Lucy is an illustrator, comic artist and author. Occasionally she is a puppeteer, ukulele player and amateur food/travel writer.

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Tarsem Dhandwar Singh (born 26 May 1961), known professionally simply as Tarsem, is an Indian Film Director ho has worked on films, music videos, and commercials.

Tarsem received his schooling at the Cotton Bishop School in the Himalayas in India. He came to the United States when he was twenty-four years old and graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasedena, California.

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John Baldessari

John Baldessari (born June 17, 1931, National City, California) is an American conceptual artist.

He has created thousands of works that demonstrate—and, in many cases, combine—the narrative potential of images and the associative power of language within the boundaries of the work of art. His art has been featured in more than 200 solo exhibitions in the U.S. and Europe.

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Louise Despont

Louis Despont lives and works in India. His newest exhibit, House of Instruments, is a collection of drawings and film that utilizes geometric shapes and faded pastel colors in artwork that somewhat mimics embroidery.

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Ciprian Muresan

Ciprian Muresan was born in 1977. He currently lives and works in Cluj, Romania. He is the co-editor of VERSION magazine. Even though I am unable to find any substantial amount of information on the internet about him, something about his work intrigues me. He works in multiple media, but there’s a connection between all of his pieces.

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Janelle Monae (born December 1, 1985 in Kansas City, Kansas as Janelle Monáe Robinson) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and performer.

She’s been called “a different kind of diva” by Vogue Magazine and “a true visionary… one of the most important signings of my career” by Sean “Diddy” Combs. For singer, songwriter, and high funkstress Janelle Monáe, however, the impetus remains the same as it’s been since before her Grammy-nominated debut EP Metropolis, Suite I: The Chase captured the imaginations of fans and fellow artists. As she readies her first full-length LP, The ArchAndroid, her focus remains on stirring your soul, moving your feet and simply, creating good music.

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