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Gerard Comini - "Art as an alternative expression", by Edmundo Cavalcanti

Edmundo Cavalcanti é Artista Plástico, Colunista de Arte e Poeta.

Edmundo Cavalcanti is a Visual Artist, Art Columnist and Poet.

1- Where did you born? And what is your academic training?

I am Mineiro. I was born in Belo Horizonte. My background was quite varied, having made several art courses in my childhood and adolescence. I studied painting and classic design Frederico Bracher and graduated in Industrial Design and Visual Communication at the University of Mining Arts. In Sao Paulo attended drawing courses Carlos Fajardo and Baravelli, remnants of the School Brazil.

2- How and when he gave his first contact with the Arts?

Geraldo Dayrell Comini é Artista Plástico.

Geraldo Dayrell Comini is Plastic Artist.

My first contact with art occurred in my childhood, through intense experimentation of materials and this relationship with creation has been developing rapidly with my passion for books.

3- How did you find this gift?

My family told me I was born with pencils and brushes in hands and began to draw and paint before you even speak properly. I did a lot of scribbling on the walls to notice this gift, which for me was actually my alternative form of expression.

4- What are your main influences?

First the Renaissance Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Arcimboldo e Boticelli. To them I added several other, such as Kurt Schwitters and the modernists.

5- What materials do you use in your works?

Discarded magazines, many roles, bisturis, eye surgery scissors, magnifiers, former French curves, rules varied, various types of glue and sometimes, color pencil.

6- What is your creative process itself? What inspires you?

My creative process is based on my experiences and experiential, They are my inspiration. I am too, sometimes, Inspired by a special figure, around which the glue construction.··.

7- When you started effectively to produce or create your works?

In my work as a graphic designer and art director of me never serve digital techniques, that is, my work has always been in fashion handmade, pictures that were replicated in prints. So they are around 35 years of love for the collage.

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8- Art is an intellectual production exquisite, where emotions are embedded in the context of creation, but in art history, we see that many artists are derived from other, following technical and artistic movements through time, you own any model or influence of any artist? Who would be?

Not exactly in my case. I had mixed influences and in each of them I caught what else about me saying. Anyway, I am also a collage of these elements.

9- What does art mean to you? If you were to summarize in a few words the meaning of Arts in your life…

Art for me is still the alternative form of expression in speech and writing, just as it was when I was just a baby… It has not changed.

10- What techniques do you use to express their ideas, feelings and perceptions about the world? (Whether it is through painting, sculpture, drawing, collage, photography… or uses several techniques in order to make a mix of different art forms)

After going through almost all technical, glue chosen. She is the one that gives me the greatest power transmission of ideas and emotions.

11- Every artist has his mentor, that person whom you mirrored that encouraged and inspired you to follow this career you, going ahead and taking your dreams the other expression levels, who this person is and how it introduced you in the art world?

My mentors were all those I met and studied in books. In my case, there was never a particular person.

12- You have another activity beyond art? You teaches classes, lectures etc.?

Not… but everything is in my plans. How chose the micro-collage as my art, not left the necessary time.

13- Your plans for the future?

Continue producing collages, me expressing increasingly right through them.

14- In your opinion what is the future of Brazilian art and its artists? (in the general context) and why so many artists are giving preference to show their work in international exhibitions despite high costs?

Ah… The future belongs to God (lol).

As in all other sectors, the Brazilian market is retracted, but I think natural and healthy that artists expand its borders. It is a proactive attitude to a crisis.

Social media:

Facebook: Geraldo Dayrell Comini

Instagram: @gcominicolagens

LinkedIn: G Comini

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1- Where did you born? And what is your academic training? I am Mineiro. I was born in Belo Horizonte. My background was quite varied, having made several art courses in my childhood and adolescence. I studied painting and classic drawing with Frederico Bracher and I graduated in Industrial Design and Visual Communication at Universidade Mineira de Artes. In São Paulo I attended drawing courses with Carlos Fajardo and Baravelli, remnants of the School Brazil. 2- How and when he gave his first contact with the Arts? Geraldo…

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