Exhibition by Carmen Nistor
Inaugurated by His Excellency Mr. Adrian Macelaru ,
Romanian Ambassador in UAE
Statement for "Sign" series
Letters of an unknown alphabet crowded paper with simple ink silhouettes. Till one day. When I drew the first circle. And then another. And another. It was a new search. Not a thought to be locked in the sign, but the essence of the feeling behind the rational thought. Circles are not perfect in my works. They are stages of searching those suspended fractions of time. Each work has a feeling behind. Exhaled and pushed through my eyes and hand on the paper. And still incomplete. Letting the viewer to take it forward, interpret it or just simply accept it.
Artist - Carmen Nistor
I started doodling, as probably most of us, at about 4. Recall asking my grandpa every day to bring me new color markers, although black pencil drawing was more appealing to me at that time. And it still is. Actually my grandpa was the one believing I had some talent, so he tried to guide me somehow, and, proud of the results, he kept collecting all my works for years to come. And he still does. I grew up drawing, looking everywhere, learning to draw complicate things from the shadows cast on a wall, from torn tree branches or from the patterns on the pavement. There were different but familiar figures I discovered in all those common objects. And I still do. But I chose a different path to follow for many years. I had a job not too related to art. I was daydreaming about the moment I would be the artist, about my first exhibition, and it looked so far away in time. Until one day, when I left my corporate job, jumped into the unknown and reconnected with the artist hidden within for too long. This is my story, what I have done forever. I kept my eyes open, I framed in my mind conventional scenes in unconventional ways, all these years, searching for signs in every
mundane image. And I still do.
Saturday to Wednesday: 9:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.
Closed on Friday
Exhibit at Gallery 76
Should you be interested in exhibiting at Gallery 76 please contact:
The Gallery Director
Dubai International Art Centre
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All applications should include examples of the works to be exhibited and a brief introduction to the artist(s).