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JULY 2008 | Nยบ. 2 Vol. 6

A collective by artists for artists. Tell everyone.

SEPTEMBER FEATURED ARTISTS

FRANCESCO LOCASTRO | US PULPOCORPORATE | ARGENTINA GAVIN THOMAS | US

PG 62 ART DIGEST! PUBLISHED BY MEDIA SERVICES


SEPTEMBER 2008 • N°2 VOL.6

NICOLE ANDUJAR Editor-in-Chief editor@iniciativacolectiva.com

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We finally had our first event for Iniciativa Colectiva on August 9th at the CIFO (Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation) and it was a blast! We had only 2 weeks to plan and organize but it was done and it was good.

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS We are accepting entries for the 2ND ANNIVERSARY Issue coming in November. SUBMISSION DEADLINE OCTOBER 20th 2008 SEND YOUR SUBMISSIONS TO info@iniciativacolectiva.com ON THE COVER ‘JERO’ by Francesco LoCastro

Many people came to show support to the artists, and thanks to MySpace and Fabrika it was a great night. We had our second one planned for Sept. the 13th but had to postpone but be sure our second will be bigger and better now that we have a little more time to plan. Stay tuned for news about that! To Life and Love. Nicole Andujar Editor-in-Chief


ADAM DEDMAN×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× UK ANTONIO ANDRADE ×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× BRAZIL BRIAN M VIVEROS ×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× US CAMELIA DOBRIN וווווווווווווווווווווווווווו×ROMANIA DENNISE RODRIGUEZווווווווווווווווווווו PUERTO RICO/US EE VENN SOH ווווווווווווווווווווווווווווווו MALAYSIA FEDERICO CARRA - GRAPHICPULSAR×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× ARGENTINA FRANCESCO LOCASTRO ×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× US GAVIN THOMAS×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× US JACKIE GERENA×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× US KITSCHווווווווווווווווווווווווווווווווווו×AUSTRALIA LEE ROSWELL×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× US NICOLAS CUESTAS×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× COLOMBIA PULPOCORPORATE×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× ARGENTINA SOL LINERO×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× ARGENTINA TAMI LYN ×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× US


featured artists

Francesco LoCastro×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× 46 PulpoCorporateווווווווווווו22 Gavin Thomasוווווווווווווו84

illustration Adam Dedman ×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× 09 Camelia Dobrin× •×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×• 12 Ee Venn Sohווווווווווווווו 16 Federico Carra / Graphicpulsar וווו 19 Sol Lineroוווווווווווווווו 33 Nicolas Cuestas×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× 40

painting Brian M. Viveros וווווווווווו43 Lee Roswell ×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× 64

mixed media Dennise Rodriguez ×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× 73

art digest Art Digestווווווווווווו×62

photography Antonio Andrade ×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× 79 Jackie Gerenaווווווווווו×92 Kitschווווווווווווווו×96 Tami Lynn×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× 100

photography IC's First Event Pics×•×•×•×•×•×•×•× 109


‘BOZAK’ BY ADAM DEDMAN

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'OH HOW I MISS YOU' by ADAM DEDMAN

'EVERYTHING YOU DO IS A BALLOON' By ADAM DEDMAN

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‘BLROW MABA' by camelia Dobrin

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'NETWORKING' BY CAMELIA DOBRIN

‘TIME' by camelia Dobrin

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‘THE HIDDEN IDENTITY' by EE VENN SOH

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'VERSUS' by EE VENN SOH

‘GUSANO REY' by FEDERICO CARRA - GRAPHICPULSAR

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'MONTAINS' BY FEDERICO CARRA - GRAPHICPULSAR

'SPACE ODYSSEY' by FEDERICO CARRA - GRAPHICPULSAR

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31 YEARS OLD • ARGENTINA

1. What type of medium do you work with and explain how you use it? I always use markers and acrylic for the backgrounds. The canvas varies. I have done work on wood, walls and paper. I don't have a problem with painting on different kinds of media but I prefer to use the same material. The constant of all drawings are the markers and the paper. I like the combination between the simple technique and complex messages. As you can see, I like to work mainly with a monotone palette of black, and just two or three colors. 2. What was your main interest in producing this artwork, or is there a statement you wanted to convey? I am always thinking of striking visual imagery in my head. I would like to communicate profound visions and fears, the nostalgia of my youth, and themes of future, past, and sex. I do not agree with the idea of the happy youth. I am sure my work conveys this kind of thinking.

3. Tell us about your creative process, do you have any rituals, routines you follow? How does your artwork come together? I use magazines, comics and also photographers books to begin thinking about the drawings and the themes that I want to show. These is my main image bank, and not fine art. Is very important to me to be in regular contact with images, animation and materials, to be evolving and increase my way of thinking, my ideas and the techniques I learn and use. 4. How did you get started with your artistic career? I began a professional career three years ago, but always involved into the artistic and illustration environment. I studied graphic design at Buenos Aires University and

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MAGIK7 INTERVIEW

I worked as graphic designer in different companies and brands. (Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Adult Swim.) In a short time, the illustration became my main job and my main skill. My work is always related to cartoons, drawing and animation. 5. What would you say is one of your greatest accomplishments? I believe that the most important accomplishments were the prieces in Novun Magazine and the Communication Arts in 2007. Also, an important accomplishment was to have done the cover of Zupi Magazine. I think Brasil has incredible art and they know the artist concepts. Those were very important recognitions for my career. Recognition encourages and motivates me to keep painting. 6. Where does your inspiration come from? I am constantly growing and changing via a strong aesthetic and visual language although the figurative subjects remain constant. At times, my work has had a strong minimalist and simplistic bend while relying on a elaborate language and definite style somewhere between the Art Nouveau images of Audrey Beardsley and the mystical and weird language of the underground American Commix. I am inspired by artists such us Peter Bagge, Yoshitoshi and Travis Milla. 7. How do you see your artwork evolving from now? I want to change some things in relationship with the technique and sizes. I will begin to work with two different sizes for the new exposition in Buenos Aires in 2009. Some pieces are extremely big (2 meters by 2 meters ) and I will follow with small drawings developed in a day of work. I need to make relevant pieces and non-relevant pieces at the same time. – IC

FEATURED ARTIST INTERVIEW - PULPO CORPORATE

PULPO CORPORATE

FEATURED ARTIST/SEPTEMBER/08

FEATURED ARTIST

PULPO CORPORATE

Fernando Hereñu A.K.A. Pulpo Age: 31 Email: pulpocorp@gmail.com Website: pulpocorporate.com.ar

'BANCHA' BY PULPO CORPORATE

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‘OKAY’ by PULPO CORPORATE

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'MANZANA' BY PULPO CORPORATE

‘XHOMBRES’ by PULPO CORPORATE

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‘KABEZA’ by PULPO CORPORATE

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'PHIMA' BY PULPO CORPORATE

‘PHIMO’ by PULPO CORPORATE

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'MATHH' BY PULPO CORPORATE

‘EL FISH' by SOL LINERO

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‘LA RAYUELA’ by SOL LINERO

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'ORCHIDACEAE' BY SOL LINERO

‘HIPOCHOERIS RADICATA' by SOL LINERO

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‘EL BAÑO’ by SOL LINERO

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‘VERZA’ by NICOLAS CUESTAs

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‘EVILLAST’ by BRIAN M. VIVEROS

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'attention' by biran m. viveros

'el carnivora’ by brian m. viveros

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FEATURED ARTIST

FRANCESCO LOCASTRO 32 YEARS OLD • ITALY/USA

1. What type of medium do you work with and explain how you use it? (Paint, design, photography, collage) I paint, mainly in acrylics and oils on varied surfaces, though mostly on canvas. I paint fast and am impatient to boot, therefore, I generally start out by building the basic layers in acrylics (cuz they dry much faster). Any finishing touches, top coats and varnishes are then added with oils to create depth and dimension. It's easy. Now you try it. 2. What was your main interest in producing this artwork, or is there a statement you wanted to convey? Painting to me is always cathartic. Ultimately, it makes me feel good and there's no other outlet like it for me. The meaning and the message are ideas that are generally conveyed after the completion of the work and most of the time have very little to do with what I initially had set out to accomplish.

I like being the voyeur and truly enjoy watching a painting unfold before my eyes. Certainty, structure and planning are often necessary tools, but tend to dull the process and bore me when they're allowed to dominate. It's like watching a movie and knowing how its going to end. Where's the fun in that? 3. Tell us about your creative process, do you have any rituals, routines you follow? How does your artwork come together? (Do you use found objects, image banks, etc) I'm constantly sketching, drawing, doodling, call it what you will. It all begins with a sketch and the more refined the initial drawing is, the easier

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MAGIK7 INTERVIEW the process of painting it becomes. Oftentimes, I combine several sketches in Photoshop and then get to work on transferring the composition to canvas via chalk/carbon copy transfer for smaller work or overhead projection for larger paintings. Regarding the more photo-realistic work, I generally paint from photographs that I've taken myself these days. I'm my own worst critic and tend to lose interest fairly quickly if I don't find the work engaging and challenging enough, so there's no time for rituals or habitual tendencies. Ideally, I prefer a fresh and different approach every time. It may be the reason why some people have a hard time categorizing my work or fail to see a defining style within the body of work. That's fine with me. Making yourself palatable to an audience or looking for approval is by far inferior to feeling confident that every painting and project matters and that their creation has necessity. 4. How did you get started with your artistic career? I began showing my work in Fort Lauderdale in 1998 and in Miami soon after. The art scene then was almost non-existent. The Wynwood Arts District was still called the Fashion District, because of all the cheap clothing shops that were sprinkled throughout the impoverished area. It was pretty bleak but by helping to set up the now defunct Objex Artspace, one of the first galleries in Wynwood, we established a vibrant underground art scene that was all heart and passion in the early days. At the same time, I began pitching my work to out of state galleries and

FEATURED ARTIST FRANCESCO LOCASTRO - THE MAGIK 7 INTERVIEW

advertised in Juxtapoz Magazine, which got me involved in several groups shows. But the slow and steady grind of the emerging artist didn't seem to be moving fast enough for me.

Fueled by the success of Parallel Universe, I continued to curate more exhibitions, such as "Monsters of Lowbrow," "Culture Shock," and "We'll Make A Lover Of You" at the Art Center/ South Florida, possibly one of the most important group exhibitions of the movement, which received international acclaim, was attended by 45,000 people and became the first exhibition of the new art movement to be sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts. All the while, I was strengthening my relationships with artists and galleries on a national level and continued to produce artwork whenever I could. Jug-

"I tend to lose interest fairly quickly if I don't find the work engaging and challenging enough, so there's no time for rituals or habitual tendencies."

When Objex closed its doors in 2004, I decided to curate my first exhibition called "Parallel Universe" during Art Basel. It turned out to be a huge success and something the city of Miami had never seen before: A group show that included some of the biggest names in "Lowbrow" and "Pop Surrealist" Art, a new movement that took most people by surprise.

‘CRAZY MF' by FRANCESCO LOCASTRO

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gling the tasks of an artist and a curator has never been easy, though it somehow always came naturally to me. 5. What would you say is one of your greatest accomplishments? So far, I'd have to say that I'm quite proud of the local impact I've made, not only as an artist but also as a curator, on the South Florida art scene as well as the international recognition my projects have garnered as a result. Knowing that I was instrumental in shaping the now fledgling Miami art scene that now boasts a legion of great emerging talent, directly influenced by my endeavors and the art I was able to bring to South Florida, is a satisfying notion. 2008 also marks the culmination of my curatorial efforts to date as I have been appointed the directorial position of the First Annual Gen Art VANGUARD Fair, my most complex curatorial project to date, during Art Basel Miami. It will be the first art fair of its kind, bringing together the top galleries, artists and individuals who are defining the New Contemporary art movements, from Pop Surrealism to Street Art, while advancing the dialogue about these emerging contemporary art movements and their cultural context. 6. Where does your inspiration come from? Or is there any particular movement, artwork or artist you find yourself influenced by? My influence and inspiration mainly comes from people who are masters of anticipation. In Art, it's never so much about what's hot right now, but what's going to be hot tomorrow. I've always admired the people that had the foresight to predict trends and shape the face of culture to come. CONTINUED ON PG. 53

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' A STEADY EXERCISE IN TRANSCENDING REALITY' BY FRANCESCO LOCASTRO

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'LIKE A FISH IN A BOWL' by FRANCESCO LOCASTRO

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FRANCESCO LOCASTRO Age: 32 Email: flc1@francescolocastro.com Website: www.francescolocastro.com

Richard Branson and Malcolm McLaren, who in their own distinct ways were pivotal in the emergence of the Punk movement and countless other facets of culture during the last 4 decades, as well as Perry Farrell (founder of Lollapalooza & several musical projects) and Henry Geldzahler, who had the audacity of showing highly controversial Contemporary Art at the then ultra-conservative Metropolitan Museum, are all visionaries that I get a lot of influence from. To me, it has never been about the single act of creation, but about the chain reaction of several acts of creation and their influence on a mass audience. I find it fascinating and engaging. 7. How do you see your artwork evolving from now? My projects are always growing in scope and I really don't see myself being active within a single realm, i.e. the realm of painting. Even though I am very passionate about painting and look forward to continuing my work as a traditional artist, I am equally excited about extending my work into different media and realms, such as book publishing, fashion & product design, global event production, artist/brand collaborations, non-profit work and the promotion of Art & Culture in the Third World. I was never comfortable with the traditional job description of the artist and found its traditional perception rather restrictive. There's more to it for me and I look forward to spreading the gospel of Art across the globe for many years to come. - IC

'WHERE CLOUDS COME FROM' by FRANCESCO LOCASTRO

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'DROWNING SORROW BOY' by FRANCESCO LOCASTRO

‘GIRL AND THE SEA' by FRANCESCO LOCASTRO

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‘MATCHBREAKER’ by FRANCESCO LOCASTRO

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'AFTERMATH' by FRANCESCO LOCASTRO

窶郎OU LOSE' by FRANCESCO LOCASTRO

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'I DID IT FOR YOU BONNIE' by FRANCESCO LOCASTRO

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ART DIGEST

H A P P E N I N G S , S H O W S , A R T FA I R S & C O M P E T I T I O N S

ART DIGEST

STEP 100 Competition POP!TECH > www.poptech.org SUBMISSION DEADLINE > SEPTEMBER 19, 2008

The world is a place of increasingly dramatic scarcities and abundances: more people, creating more wealth, has left us with fewer natural resources and fewer undisturbed wild places. The same dynamic is playing itself out in economics, politics, culture and elsewhere. Sometimes scarcity and abundance can be good and bad. Pop!Tech, a path-breaking non-profit working at the vanguard of thought leadership and social innovation, and Behance have partnered to find out what scarcity and abundance mean to the world's leading creative professionals. Each year Pop!Tech gathers 600 thought leaders, influencers and social change agents - from the arts, science, technology, business, social innovation and more - to explore the new ideas, technologies and forces of change shaping our future, at the renowned Pop!Tech Conference. The event is held in a restored 19th century opera house, at the height of the Autumnal foliage season (October 22 - 25, 2008), in beautiful seaside Camden, ME. AWARDS Pop!Tech will exhibit some of the best submissions from this competition as part of the 2008 Pop!Tech Conference, and three winners will receive: FIRST PRIZE: One full-conference registration for Pop!Tech 2008: Scarcity and Abundance.* SECOND PRIZE: From Caleb Chung, the creator of the Furby, one Pleo Robotic Baby Dinosaur THIRD PRIZE: One Neuro multi-platform media storage device for digitizing and indexing all your video content *Does not include travel and accommodations.

DEADLINE: OCTOBER 01, 2008 STEP inside design magazine explores the impact of design on all facets of our liveshow we work, learn, move, communicate and play. STEP's 11th annual Design 100 competition is now accepting entries. Submit your best in Illustration, Editorial, Logos, Reports, Catalogs and Packaging. All submissions must have been printed or published for the first time between October 1, 2007, and October 1, 2008. Entry fees: $40 for single entries, $75 for a series or campaign, student entries $20 each. Web design is not included in this competition. Winning entries will be published in the March/April 2009 STEP Design 100 Annual.

www.stepinsidedesign.com/100

Lahti International Poster Biennial 2009 DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2008 FIRST PRIZE: 5,160 (USD) Organized by the Association of Professional Graphic Designers in Finland, the 17th International Poster Bienal will be held from 14 June to 27 September 2009 in the Lahti Art Museum | Poster Museum. Judged by an international jury, there are two categories: Cultural, social and commercial posters - Environmental posters. Minimum size 42 x 60 cm, maximum size 120 x 180 cm. An artist or group of artists may submit a maximum of 4 posters or series of posters. Prizes will be awarded to posters meeting high requirements OF creativity, originality, aesthetic quality and communicative function. http://www.lahdenmuseot.fi/main.php?id=316

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design • creativity • business Introducing the newest design showcase from HOW magazine: the HOW Poster Design Awards! There are no categories, and it doesn’t matter if your poster was created for yourself, for work or just for fun…we want to see what you can do! So take this wide-open media and run with it—then make sure you submit your work to us by December 1! HOW Poster Design Awards THE PRIZES 10 winners will be featured on the HOW website, get $150 worth of HOW books and receive a 1 year subscription to HOW magazine. You will also receive a graphic to post on your website announcing your winning status. SUBMITTING ENTRIES All posters must be submitted online at howdesign.com. Image files cannot exceed 500KB or a height or width greater than 800 pixels. The file format must be JPEG. Enter the HOW Poster Design Awards today THE DEADLINE DECEMBER 1, 2008 Work must have been created between July 1, 2007 and Dec.1, 2008. ENTRY FEE Each entry is $25. All entries must be submitted online no later than December 1, 2008.

EYCA – The European Youth Card Association is launching an international competition to come up with the new logo of the EURO<26 card. Give your imagination wings and you can be the lucky winner of EUR 5,000. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE Any private person or professional designer/ design studio can send in their ideas. JURY All the logos will be judged by an international jury of experts and the best three designs will voted on by all EURO<26 card organizations. DEADLINE The deadline for sending in submission is September 30, 2008. ENTRY FEE: COMPETITION IS FREE LOG ON AND DOWNLOAD THE BRIEF http://www.euro26.org/opencms/opencms/ data_euro26_org/data/public/header/news/ eyca_news/1374

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' The Hole and Some of His Parts' by LEE HARVEY ROSWELL

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‘Bip Is Dead! Long Live Bip!’ by LEE HARVEY ROSWELL

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' Shrodenger's Cat' by LEE HARVEY ROSWELL

' Checkered, Passed' BY LEE HARVEY ROSWELL

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'THE BREAKS I' BY LEE HARVEY ROSWELL

‘THE BREAKS II’ by LEE HARVEY ROSWELL

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‘Squishy and Frank’ BY DENNISE RODRIGUEZ

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‘PLUSHIES’ by DENNISE RODRIGUEZ

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'OCTOKITTIES' by DENNISE RODRIGUEZ

‘EL CASI GANADOR’ by DENNISE RODRIGUEZ

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'THE VIOLINIST' by MOLLY CRABAPPLE

‘untitled’ by antonio andrade

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'chloe' by antonio andrade

‘chloe’ by antonio andrade

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'untitled' BY antonio andrade

â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;untitledâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; by antonio andrade

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FEATURED ARTIST

GAVIN THOMAS 24 YEARS OLD • USA

1. What type of medium do you work with and explain how you use it? (Paint, design, photography, collage) Currently, I use photography to capture the good, bad and the ugly sides of daily life. I try to show irony and/or humor within these occurrences. I try to work with alternate photographic techniques by using many different toy cameras and various methods of film processing. The multiple exposure images are something I enjoy. The images are intended to engage the viewer and invite them to experience a different vision of reality. 2. What was your main interest in producing this artwork, or is there a statement you wanted to convey? My primary goal of taking these photographs was to combine my love of sports with my current love of fashion photography. It’s a fun twist that is atypical to fashion.

3. Tell us about your creative process, do you have any rituals, routines you follow? How does your artwork come together? (Do you use found objects, image banks, etc) Nothing gets my ideas flowing like a trash plate (aka mac salad, home fries, two cheeseburgers drenched in ketchup, mustard and hot sauce all on one plate.) From there, I can brainstorm, using pen and paper. I also do a lot of work with toy cameras like the LCA and Holga. Most of the time I shoot multiple exposures on slide film and have the film cross processed. This means that I have slide film (positive or E-6 film) developed as a negative in C-41 chemicals. It all comes together with teams of stylists, makeup artists, and hair stylists in a simple conversation. The project slowly comes together from there.

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4. How did you get started with your artistic career? I received my first camera from my uncle when I was in high school – a Minolta SRT 101. It wasn’t until years later, when I decided to take the plunge into photography. During that time, I was studying Business Administration at SUNY Fredonia. I originally wanted to be a Photojournalist because they were able to shoot sporting events. (I was a huge jock and still am today.) While there, a professor told me about the photography program at Rochester Institute of Technology. I somehow made it into the school and from there, made another switch to Advertising Photography. I really credit my Freshman Photo Professor Joe Ziolkowski for continually pushing the bar. My work really became about experimentation. 5. What would you say is one of your greatest accomplishments? I am happy to be able to make a living by doing something I love everday. There is always is something new and exciting. 6. Where does your inspiration come from? Or is there any particular movement, artwork or artist you find yourself influenced by? My inspiration comes from the world around me. I am very interested in other cultures and have experienced many different kinds of music and food, meeting interesting people along the way. I have found great inspiration from the works of graffiti artist/painter Jean-Michel Basquait and photographers Joel Meyerowitz and August Sander. Plus many many more. 7. How do you see your artwork evolving from now? I would love to continue shooting the double exposures and then have one big show with hundreds and hundreds of images. I’m not exactly sure how my work evolve. However, I think over time my lighting will continue to improve. However I really like keeping things simple. Sometimes it is just best to keep things clear and concise. – IC

FEATURED ARTIST GAVIN THOMAS - THE MAGIK 7

Name: Gavin Thomas Age: 24 Email: gavin@gavinthomasphoto.com Website: www.gavinthomasphoto.com 'SPORTS STORY' BY GAVIN THOMAS

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'SPORTS STORY' by GAVIN THOMAS

'SPORTS STORY' by GAVIN THOMAS

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'SPORTS STORY' BY GAVIN THOMAS

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'SPORTS STORY' BY GAVIN THOMAS

‘SPORTS STORY’ by GAVIN THOMAS

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‘LA SENORA PLATANOS’ by JACKIE GERENA

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'SILLA' BY JACKIE GERENA

‘TEXTIL’ by JACKIE GERENA

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'MORNINGS WILL BE KIND' BY KITSCH

‘SIR BUNGEE’ by KITSCH

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‘NEBULOUS’ by KITSCH

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‘POST ITS’ by TAMI LYN

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‘POST ITS’ by TAMI LYN

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‘POST ITS’ by TAMI LYN

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DJ WAVE: A LATIN ELECTRONIC & ART EXPERIENCvE SATURDAY AUGUST 9, 2008 We are excited to have had our first event at the amazing CIFO art space, this time presented by MasterCard & Myspace Latino, Fabrika and Iniciativa Colectiva. MUSIC LINE UP Juan E | Electro/House - Aramis | Indie/Electro - Pauer | World Dance / Alternative - Live performance by MALAYERBA | Latin Funk. We worked for two weeks on the multimedia installation which had more than 6 projectors and more than 16 screens! PARTICIPATING ARTISTS FEATURED ARTISTS Brian M. Viveros & Raphael Vicenzi. ALSO: Nathan Spoor, Dario Maggiore, Hank Quinlan, Cesc, Nicole Andujar, Ana Guaqueta, Nathan Cooper, Aaron Hobson, Gerrit Hahn, Juan Guillermo Dรกvolos, Alberto Seveso, David Fuhrer, Linda Lencovic, Tim Vanhaeren, Motion Graphics provided by our friends James Wignall (MUTANTHANDS) + TADO

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FONTS USED Archer by Hoefler & Frere-Jones All Content Copyright 2008. Iniciativa Colectiva. All rights reserved.

NEW LIMITED EDITION "El Carnivora" Giclee Print This beautiful full color image of El Carnivora is printed on archival acid free paper. This is a signed and numbered Limited Edition of 69 prints. Each print is 14" x 24". Shipped flat between cardboard and in a plastic sleeve, with archival backing board for protection. SEE MORE of Brian's WORK on SALE http://www.brianmviveros.com/shop.html

"My purpose is to keep my ARM-ME growing. An Army of Strong, Sexy, Smoking, Surreal, women of power. I like the idea of this type of movement." â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Brian M. Viveros

PUBLISHED BY Nicole Andujar COPYRIGHT NOTICE All work contained within this issue of Iniciativa Colectiva is the property of the respective artist. No reproduction of any content is allowed without proper written permission from the artist. MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATIONS Nicole Andujar. THANK YOU To all the participating artists for their continued support.


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