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The Video game Changers. The Rule Breakers. The Innovators. Explore some of the fantastic rising expertise showcasing their work this London at The Other Art Fair 

Meet London primarily based artist Maya Land, who makes use of collage to carry her visions to lifestyle. Maya pulls from every single day experiences, some hers, some belonging to many others, crafting intriguing and multi layered items that depict ideas and recollections. Her brilliant, contrasting will work are certain to get you thinking. 

Birthday cake Collage | Maya Land

We questioned Maya a couple of concerns about her apply so you could get to know her a small better …

What can audiences going to the Fair hope from your booth curation?

For the initial time in my career the visitors will be able to see my primary collages exhibited at the fair. Im tremendous psyched to demonstrate them and for every person to see them.

Explain to us a small about your procedure and materials employed in building your artworks…

I use classic illustrations or photos that I have gathered about the yrs to produce my artworks. All of my collages are handmade and on the web people phone me Human photoshop which I fairly like.

How had been you introduced to collage and image manipulation, where by do you resource inspiration from?

I have generally done collage artwork but I under no circumstances took it seriously. Initially I wished to be an oil painter and that’s what I researched at the Art Academy in London, but following graduating I realised that my genuine love is collage artwork and I under no circumstances appeared back! My inspiration arrives from frequently just daily life and everyday living experiences. Some ordeals are mine and some are an individual else’s. At times its a e book that conjures up me or tunes but mostly people and this magical earth that we are living on! I locate magic in very simple each day lifetime.

What scale do you do the job on, and does this vary from collection to series?

My function is primarily smaller due to classic images staying modest. I have few series that I get the job done on. Underwater series are impressed by mystery of existence underwater in the oceans. Inside of outside the house are 1 of my favorite collection and they are encouraged by my like for indoors but have to have for outside and ever striving to find equilibrium concerning each. I also have Universe series and Dwelling sequence which are new and discover the thought of house and what residence can be for distinct individuals.

Seaside lifetime Collage | Maya Land

Would you explain your get the job done as Surrealist, and if so the place do you come across inspiration for that?

Of course I consider individuals will contact my operate Surrealism but I assume that its a lot more real to me than this truth often.

Be a part of us at The Truman Brewery this October 13 – 16 and meet Maya along with 150 other game changing artists.