d0minic brown answers FADs Questions

1 If you weren’t an artist, what else would you be?
Archaeologist in a warm country.

2 Name 3 of your least favorite artists.
Answering this is bad for my Karma, but i can say that i am not too fond of the work by Jeff Koons

3. Anytime, any place – which artist’s body would you most like to inhabit?
An unknown egyptian artist 2000 bc, making royal artifacts.

4 What is your favourite ‘ism’?


5 What was the most intelligent thing that someone said or wrote about your work?
“Illustrates the solitude of the individual brilliantly !”

6. And the dumbest?
“I don’t understand it”.

7 Do you care what your art costs? State your reasons!
Yes ! It can be inspiring to know people like paying fair money for your work.

8 What are the three big ideas that you would like your work to express?

New forms of figurative expression


How do you start the process of making work?
I work at a telecompany where i am able to draw all day, while selling contracts. In this way i am drawing directly from my subconciousness because i am doing 2 things in the same time. Very often i have no clue what i am working on and surprise myself later with a face – wich i will later work out by making use of new media such as scanners, computer software, printers, coloured markers, own photographs, paint and other materials.

10. What is your favorite cartoon character ?

Optimus prime or Super mario

11. If you could ask yourself one question what would it be ? And what would be the answer ?

Question: What is your source of inspiration and how do you keep yourself inspired in the future


Inspired by different ancient cultures and mysterious symbols,
i discovered my creativity from an early age on. I grew up watching animated television shows such as Transformers and Mask and experienced the birth of computer games like Super Mario. Seeing computer- technology change had a large impact on me and is something that, together with my art, will continue to evolve and change.

12. What’s next for you?
Showcase my work in interesting, international galeries.


About Mark Westall

Mark Westall is the Founder and Editor of FAD magazine Founder and co-publisher Art of Conversation and founder of the platform @worldoffad

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