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LandEscape meets

Jaymes Junio My work is a reflection of my recovery from a traumatic brain injury in April 2020. With a heavy influence by abstract expressionists before me I like the art to tell you about how I feel or maybe invoke a feeling in you. I don’t want to paint, I need to.

An interview by Josh Ryder, curator and Melissa C. Hilborn, curator

Hello Jaymes and welcome to LandEscape. Before starting to elaborate about your artistic production and we would like to invite our readers to visit in order to get a wide idea about your mulifaceted artistic production, and we would start this interview with a couple of questions about your background. As a basically self taught artist, are there any experiences that did particularly influence your evolution as an artist and help you to develop your attitude to experiment? Jaymes Junio: Since I can remember I’ve always been drawing. It’s only recently where I started

to share it and from that point I’ve been putting in a lot of time to really do my due diligence and learn about art history and in particular the abstract expressionist movement also known as the New York School. I think from learning about the artists I look up to, their process and how they worked, I subconsciouly started to implement technique, the consistency of my work, and really focusing on finding my own style. At the end of the day though my own intuition and way I see the world play a big role in how my work turns out every time. The body of works that we have selected for this special edition of LandEscape has at once impressed us of for the way you provide the viewers with such intense visual experience,

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