Drawing Room Confessions #10: Alexander da Cunha

Drawing Room Confessions #10: Alexander da Cunha
Author: Manuela Ribadeneira, Vincent Honoré (eds.)
Publisher: Mousse Publishing
Language: English
Pages: 72
Size: 17 x 11 cm
Weight: 65 g
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 9788867491520
Availability: In stock
Price: €11.00
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(...) I love it when people ask, “What kind of art do you make?” and I answer, “Sculpture”. The first thing everyone thinks is that sculpture is associated with someone who sculpts. There is the idea of a classic sculptor, someone who transforms materials. I transform almost nothing, but there is always the intention to transform. I basically bring existing things together and make people look at them in another way. Maybe through association, as you mentioned, or maybe by giving them a character, a personality, as if they really were characters, individuals, almost like people. I think my work is almost always figurative, and this is the greatest transformation. At least this is the biggest aspiration I have for a work: trying to transform an ordinary glass that everyone uses into a glass that becomes a character (...)