Kainan Becker [temp03682]
What do you do? How do you define yourself as an artist?
I'm a creative person an artist of the mind body and spirit. I create by allowing my consciousness to flow through me. I create the world the way I see it, I see in abstract. My goal is to effect people, to make them think. I try not to define myself I try to stay undefinable. I try to live outside the box.
What is your message?
To be the best I can be In this life. Hopefully to inspire others to be the best they can be and to never give up on there dreams
Your biography in four lines.
I've been a artist my whole life just didn't realize it for much of it.
Do you upload your work to the web? If so, where could we see it?
How is an idea born? For you, what is inspiration?
Everyday life inspires me. Mans struggle with his own demons, the things men do to each other. The challenges of life, sadness, joy, pain, sorrow, fear, anger, happiness, all things inspire me
What role does technology play in your creative process?
I enjoy the art of film, I'm huge into history, I get visual stimulation from technology.
What is art?
Art is expression, a way for man to release his most inner self through creation
When do you get your best ideas?
At night when I'm alone in my thoughts, in a perfect spotless white room in my mind.
How do you evaluate whether an idea is good or not?
If I created a emotion, a thought, if it was a complete release of my consciousness.
Three creative ideas that you would have liked to have created?
Soft clocks, the sphinx, the atomic bomb so I could have killed myself to prevent so much sadness, pain and fear
When and how did you begin to see yourself as an artist?
Once I started researching artist through out history. I started to realize my mind was so similar to theirs and it helped me to understand myself.
Why do so many artists and creators have such volatile personalities?
Passion, our minds are different then most and to be honest most of us are a bit insane. Plus most of us want to effect people and love to upset the norm
Do you consider yourself postmodern?
I don't label myself or my work. I'm just a person who needs to create my own worlds.
How should a work of art be evaluated?
Based only on is it creative does it express the artist.
Must an artist reinvent him/herself everyday?
I don't think its a must I think its just a byproduct of the artist mind.
Which artists do you admire and how do they influence your work?
There are so many and I'm always searching for new fresh artist to excite my senses. But to name a few Pacasso of course for being so brave and creating something ugly and exciting in a time when that was looked down upon. Jean michael basquait for bringing the gallery to the raw streets, Banksy for his message and the way he shakes up the main stream sheep. So many others to, Pollock, the beautiful soul of Keith Haring, dali and his mad genius etc
What do you think about public funding for the arts?
Its a must art ads color to a otherwise drab world.
Is art necessary?
It is for me its as much as the air I breath..
Does it pain you to let go of a piece you have sold?
It's like a parent sending there kids
Off to college.
Is a work of art purchased, or is it better said, that it is the artist who is bought?
Both, maybe the artist more so but i always like to think the person falls in love with the piece.
In art, there is no guide. How do you know what the next step is?
If it happens what is meant to be will be.
How do you feel about the fact that the pieces exhibited in contemporary art museums are often of artists already deceased?
I get it but I really wish more fresh artist were exhibited to the public.
What role have the figures of art dealer, gallery owners, representatives, and intermediaries in general played in your career?
Fueled my fire cause they don't give young artist a chance. So I set out to prove them all wrong.
What types of jobs do you usually do?
I create original art mostly on canvas.
Which of your jobs or tasks do you most enjoy?
The whole process it's a beautiful journey.
Which websites do you frequently visit?
What advice would you give to those just beginning?
Never stop, never stop creating.