Interview with Alexey Luka
q)Who are you? Where are you from and
where do you live now?
a)Hello. my name is Alexey Luka. I live and
. Moscow, Russia
q)What is it that you do? What media do you use?
a)I make a lot of things. I started as a graffiti
writer and then
i began to mix different types of media and work in
Mostly i prefer making characters and mix them
with surreal forms.
I work with different media, my favourites
are spray cans,
acrylic paint and lots of paper for collages.
q)What do you think sets your work apart?
a)I think its a mix of characters
and abstract forms.
q)How long have you been showing
your work for?
Did you have a “big break?”
a)Long time ago i began painting on
at that time it was the only one way to show
Later i started sharing my work through
different internet blogs.
Now vie got my web site and flickr.
Also you can find my work on the
and sometimes in group shows in galleries.
q)What are some things that have
a)different situations in my life.
q)What have you been working
a)Now i am working on
a big series of collages
and a new zine.
q)Do you listen to music while
you create your work?
If so, would you give some examples?
a)Yes sometimes .I prefer Early
q)Do you do work in any
Other projects not necessarily
related to your
main body of work?
a)When i have time - I do
q)What advice do you have for artists
looking to show their work?
a)Actually I think it is better not
to think about the ways
of showing you work.
Show what is inside through
make it interesting and you will
q)Do you have any upcoming
exhibitions of your work
that you can mention?
a)There is one coming up in June,
but we don't
know the exact dates yet.
q)Where can people see more of your
work on the internet?
a)my flickr www.flickr.com/photos/alexey_luka
my collaborations work with nootk
plus ive just launched my personal website,
with big updates coming soon