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Lizy Bending

Educate, Screen Print and Stencil. 2015

symbolic strategies and has to probe psychological narrative elements within the medium instead". While conceiving Art could be considered an abstract activity, there is always a way of giving it a permanence that goes beyond the intrinsic ephemeral nature of the concepts you explore. So I would take this occasion to ask you if in your opinion personal experience is an absolutely indespensable part of a creative process... Do you think that a creative process could be disconnected from direct experience?

the realms of the political of course. But this is not my intention with my work‌ I just want to get the discussion going! The rest is down to the audience. A recurrent aspect of your practice and whose relevance I would like to highlight in Educate, Employ, Empower, is the way you show a point of convergence in which sociopolitical analysis and emotive aesthetics cohexist into a coherent unity, and most important create a virtuous circle, such a shortcircuit in which these separate aspects feed each other. The nature of this symbiosis on both a conceptual and on a functional level reminds me of the idea behind Thomas Demand's works, when he stated that "nowadays art can no longer rely much on

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One element that I aim to achieve within my work, specifically in the case of Educate, Employ, Empower was to allow the audience inside the printmaking process instead of merely viewing the finished project. I know that for

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