FRAME BY FRAME
— NEXT COMES ACTION

ART

Go behind the scenes of Art Dubai to meet Farshad Farzankia, a rising star of the art world with a cinematic eye and a dreamer’s heart. The Danish Iranian artist created a series of drawings especially for the premiere issue of Ark Journal, and invited us into his Copenhagen studio for a talk about his urge to devour images and how to be present in the instance of painting.

“I WORK A LOT WITH THE SUBCONSCIOUS BEING WHERE IT’S AT IN THE INSTANCE OF PAINTING. IT TAKES A LONG TIME TO GET IN A STATE WHERE THERE’S SOMETHING WORTH EXPLORING AND HOLDING ONTO.”

This story is featured in Ark Journal VOL I

WORDS ALISA LARSEN
PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO PAW GISSEL
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EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED— LOEWE FOUNDATION CRAFT PRIZE

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— LOEWE FOUNDATION CRAFT PRIZE

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FRAME BY FRAME
— NEXT COMES ACTION

art

Go behind the scenes of Art Dubai to meet Farshad Farzankia, a rising star of the art world with a cinematic eye and a dreamer’s heart. The Danish Iranian artist created a series of drawings especially for the premiere issue of Ark Journal, and invited us into his Copenhagen studio for a talk about his urge to devour images and how to be present in the instance of painting.

“I WORK A LOT WITH THE SUBCONSCIOUS BEING WHERE IT’S AT IN THE INSTANCE OF PAINTING. IT TAKES A LONG TIME TO GET IN A STATE WHERE THERE’S SOMETHING WORTH EXPLORING AND HOLDING ONTO.”

This story is featured in Ark Journal VOL I

WORDS ALISA LARSEN
PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO PAW GISSEL
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