Five iranian artist's bring 32 colour pencil still-life to the Jadis Gallery
, counrtyard , for an exhibition that runs until November 5 .I meet them minutes
after they arrive in Dubai and we have an interesting interviews , here is minoo
emami's answers .
why have you chosen colour penciels as your medium of expession ?
I've used almost every material. the coulor pencile is very sensitive. I
feel a subject chooses it's own medium . and my still-life with their rch
details , choose colour pencile.
what is the easiest and the most difficult , about colour penciel drawings ?
creating strong , hard lines is easy . Its difficult to add details and it is
almost impossible to turn dark to light
why still-life and not portrait , landscape or abstract ?
My still-life which shown here , high light my nostalgia for things gone ,
and bring back memories.
Is there one single object or element , that keeps coming back in your work
Sometimes it's luggage , as I belive life is a jurney .
Do you compose your still-life or do you draw what is already present ?
Usually I compose a still life .I see an image in my mind and then I arrange
the objects according to the image . Also I choose and omit
Do you have favorite colour ?
I like warm colours.