Explore Art with Kanvas.ai's Artists - Dorota
Dorota - Abstract art to process reality, and not imitate it.
This week we are sharing with you our conversation with Dorota.
From Poland, she went through different careers before finding her hobby and interest in art.
Find out more about her art and the technique she uses in the following paragraphs.
What are your mediums?
All available, but mainly: paper, ink, gold, watercolours, gel pens, acrylic paints.
Explain your subjects/themes in 5 sentences.
Abstract art. I don't draw in a particularly planned way, flow guides my hand. When I sit down to work on something, it usually arises spontaneously from the first move. It's pure emotion. I never wanted to imitate reality, only to process it. We currently have other tools to show the real world: photography and film - I leave it to these tools.
What is your background?
I do not have any particular artistic education; I completed my university degree in business, specifically in management and banking. My background is my family home where my parents taught me how to be open to the world of art. Then 20 years of creating video, television and film projects completed the whole picture.
What role does The Artist have in society?
The artist shows the world to the people in a way that they themselves may not see it. It suggests a change of perspective. It often makes you more open and sensitive to new sensations/experiences.
How has your practice changed over time?
I don't know how other artists feel about it, but each of my works was a pretext for another one. After making dozens, I don't see the end of this process and I don't know where it will lead me. I started with white on black and now I'm painting black on white. These works are arranged in short cycles, because I am always curious about what will happen next.
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What jobs have you done other than being an artist?
I was a TV and film director and producer.
What film, music or book has inspired you?
There are too many to pick just one title or a movie. Music is most important to me and there is one piece that really changed my life and that was Mozart's Requiem, many years ago.
What would you like to do better?
Should art be funded?
It would be great, because an artist should do art and create, and not earn money elsewhere to be able to create.
Where was your last exhibition?
I had no exhibitions yet. I started my painting during Covid, then there was the war in Ukraine – it was difficult to get my head around it.
When did you realize that you wanted to be a full timeartist?
I'm not a full-time artist. This is my hobby, which takes up a very large part of my spare time.
What is your dream project?
Make my works into the form of huge sculptures. Move some work into 3D.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve been given?
Don't learn to draw, draw from inside yourself.
Professionally, what’s your goal?
Future will show.
What are your thoughts about AI art?
I am not a supporter of the lack of a human element in art. In any kind of art.
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