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Nuria Gonzalez Alcaide | 

Butterflies Flying in The Sky

Nuria González Alcaide  is a self taught painter who likes to focus on the feelings and emotions that are in today’s society. She finds inspiration in what she captures from her friends, family and herself. 

“Butterflies flying on the sky” is an allegory about society’s desire to feel the air on our face without a mask and to hug each other. Butterflies can fly freely and dance with the air without any restriction.

Lauren O’Mahony | Actual Life

Lauren is a photographer based in West Clare, Ireland. After getting two rolls of film developed, both the pictures and the theme for this submission reminded her of Fred Again’s Actual Life album. Pulling some of her favourite samples from the album and pairing them with snapshots of friends over the pandemic, she captured a mix of the gas times that happened because of this strange situation we’ve all been in, as well as the tougher, lonelier times.

Paco Poyato | Lust Days [PART 1]

Paco Poyato is a visual artist based in Castellón, Spain. Poyato is working in Photography, and the themes of his works share interest in issues related to the current consumer society and globalization. His aim being reflecting how these two concepts alter his closest reality.

“Lust Days” addresses the theme of leisure in those group activities in which experiences that revolve around a common cause are shared, in this case the pleasure of collective fun. The reflection that arises here is how leisure can be used as a tool for power and control over the masses.

Kryštof Novotný | What it feels like for a girl [Happiness; Sex; Work]

These are selected works from a series of twenty oil paintings depicting a woman’s life. The depicted ladies come mostly from the life of Krystof Novotny. His effort is to capture women’s desires, thoughts, and feelings in individual moments, important to them, their own lives. The artist expresses his thanks for these women in this way.

Olga Zafeiropolou | Current Beings

Olga Zafeiropoulou is an artist, a self-taught ceramist and a prospective sculptor. 

Currently based in Athens, Greece.

Structural figures and vivid colours are the main features of her work.

Her goal is to unfold all hidden emotions.

Fears, insecurities, absence of unconditional love and broken smiles.

These are the flames of her inspiration, deriving from her childhood traumas.

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the rebel

Jiang Feng | U.S. (Unwholesome Shelter)

江峰 Jiang Feng is a non-gendered multi-disciplinary artist with an M.F.A. in Performance and Performance Studies from Pratt Institute. They received the Government Fellowship and various grants from the Ministry of Culture in Taiwan. His works have been presented in Asia, America, and Europe in various artistic scenarios.

 

This series juxtaposes the torn US flag with the naked bodies of all genders, races, sexuality, nationality, and cultural backgrounds to capture their vulnerability, emotions, and strength, critiquing the United States as the dreamland and shelter for all.

Gianna Santucci | John 13: 1-17

Gianna Santucci is a recent graduate from Florida Southern College’s B.F.A. and B.M. programs and is currently based in Lakeland’s Art/i/fact Studios. Her work focuses on traditional painting and drawing techniques and the marriage of contemporary activism with historical imagery.

 

She came to Simon Peter, who said to her, “Lord, are you going to wash my feet?”

Jesus replied, “You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand.”

Marcus Bateson | ON THIS EARTH

Marcus is a writer and theatre maker based in West Cork. He has been writing plays and poetry since he was sixteen, when he joined a local drama group. Since then he has studied Drama and English Literature in Trinity College Dublin, and his work has been staged in various venues around Dublin. 

 

ON THIS EARTH reflects upon the values and lessons imposed upon us by the previous generations. Bateson uses the imagery and metaphor of colonialism to express a rejection of masculinity and heteronormativity. It ironically assumes a traditional poetic form to subvert literary expectations, as the poem evokes criticism of outdated modes of teaching and reading.

Eve Methot | Eye of God into Helix Nebula + Love and Hate into the Twin Jet Nebula

Eve Methot is a freelance artist. Her tools are photography, digital design and Augmented Reality. She shoots her own photos, does digital editing and makes 2D animations in AR to enhance her creations. She worked for 20 years as a teacher in digital design and multimedia in Quebec, Canada. 

 

We suggest using the Artivive app to view these artworks in AR. Just download Artivive (it’s free!) on Google Play or the iOS App Store, open it and point your camera at the images displayed here. 

Aoife Duncan | The Holy [Mid]lands on Expired 35mm Film

Aoife Duncan is a visual artist from Roscommon, Ireland. She uses a variety of media including ceramics, photography, drawing and found objects. She is interested in exploring emotional attachments we forge with objects that are around us because of their actual or perceived ability to transform or to heal. 

 

Ireland’s religious statues are undergoing a period of change. They are still viewed by many as having an innate power to perform miracles, however many perceive them to be redundant relics which scatter the landscape. I capture this period of change using expired film stocks are bearers of meaning. 

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into the mind

Sio Sandra Jaya | Creatures of Contemplation

Painting has become part of Sio Sandra Jaya’s life journey, and social and personal themes are part of the cultivation of his artwork. He tends to represent objects, figures and landscapes, and chooses to lift the themes that are small and simple in the environment around him.

Lara Buffard

Lara Buffard is a French Baroque persona, born in Paris in 1973, based between London and Athens. She is a performance artist who incorporates symbolic and surrealistic visuals within her work.

Annachiara Vispi | dublin, may + rome, june

Annachiara Vispi is a Dublin based theatre maker from Rome, Italy. She mostly works as director, designer, and stage manager. She is also a yogi, passable pianist, and learning-to-be writer. Her work focuses on emotions, the body, and the impact technology has on them

Arthur Greene |

Long Sun (piano improvisation)

Arthur Greene is an organist/pianist/composer based in Kildare. He is currently doing a masters in music performance playing the organ in the Royal Irish Academy of Music.

 Kadiejra O’Neal |

Sorry For The Inconvenience

Born in 1992 and raised in the sunny island of Barbados, Kadiejra O’Neal is a multidisciplinary artist working predominantly in paint and photography whose practice thematically focuses on exploring physical and emotional relationships, which may shape or confront the human condition, culture and identity.