Interview Sergei Sviatchenko
In the world of contemporary art, Sviatchenko is a provocateur. He draws on and harnesses all of the cultural tides he has experienced in 40 years of image-making. Sviatchenko’s oeuvre spans the known and the unimaginable. It cuts through the boundaries of traditional and contemporary visuals to merge pop culture with politics, personal memory with collective histories, and architecture and science with the logic of dreams. We asked Sviatchenko a view questions during the book launch at Storm;
What’s your favourite color? Yellow
Where do you draw your inspiration from? Life, architecture, surrealism and the art movement around the Russian Revolution.
How is it to see the book in front of you? It’s a great feeling. All those art pieces are my life, picked up from different stages and combined to this wonderful harmonious book.
If you had to describe the book in one sentence what would you say? Feeling