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So…. who is Eugenia Loli?
“Her collages, with the help of the title, often include a teasing, visual narrative, as if they’re a still frame of a surreal movie. The viewers are invited to make up the movie’s plot in their mind”
Titel image: Stars for Breakfast
Amongst a lot, …a filmmaker, illustrator, and a modern vintage collage artist.
“It’s important for me to “say” something with my artwork, so for the vast majority of my work there’s a meaning behind them. I usually do this via presenting a “narrative” scene in my collages, like there’s something bigger going on than what’s merely depicted. Sometimes the scene is witty or sarcastic, some times it’s horrific with a sense of danger or urgency, some times it’s chill. I leave it to the viewer’s imagination to fill-in the blanks of the story plot”.
– Eugenia Loli
Question: What are your influences?
“I got into collage because I loved Julien Pacaud’s illustrations, but it was Kieron “Cur3es” Cropper who became my main influence. The guy’s a genius. Bryan “Glass Planet” Olson and David Delruelle are also influences of mine. From the older artists, I’d have to say, Magritte. However, I collage on many different styles: from “pop” to dada, and from modern illustrations to traditional surrealism. I don’t believe that artists should “find their style”. That’s artistic death. If I have a style, it’s probably some “meta” aspect of it (e.g. the sarcasm that I usually employ in my collages), rather than something visual”.
- Her clients include Urban Outfitters, AliceMcCall (Australian fashion house), Venyx jewelry, and others.
- She has also had various online interviews & features so far:
CauxCollective, Cool Hunting, Juxtapoz, Creator’s Project, This Is Colossal, The Jealous Curator, C-Heads, VICE, The Guardian, and many many others.
SOURCE: https://cargocollective.com/eugenialoli/About-Eugenia-Loli http://eugenialoli.tumblr.com