Default Video Image V2 (Gallery)" alt="Featured Image for David Capra">
Illustration

David Capra

2006 SOYA Award finalist, David Capra, says of his largely collage based artworks: ‘It gives me an opportunity to create my own world where I feel more comfortable. It gives me something to lose myself in. But at the same time, it helps me keep both feet on the ground. I tend to use mediums associated with kindergarten, like plasticine and collage. This is because I think the work produced by children lacks formal constraints and is more spontaneous. I also favour collage for its lack of cohesiveness and sense of chaos. I consider the process of making art almost like role playing, a theatrical process where I can put down on paper or make tangible various feelings and thoughts that are sometimes unrelated. Often, when drawing a still life, I ask myself how would illustrator Saul Steinberg approach this bowl or how would someone that has never drawn before render this vase. I don’t know why. Perhaps to keep myself from getting bored and entertain myself’.

Videos from E MINOR TV

Wanted! The next Managing Editor of Australia’s leading sports opinion website

Conversant Media, publishers of Lost At E Minor, is looking for an exceptional Managing Editor with proven strategic vision and endless energy to drive editorial, social and video initiatives and manage an extensive team of writers and editors on Australia’s leading sports opinion website, The Roar. The position is based in Surry Hills, Sydney. For more information, or to apply for this position, go here NOW!.