Category Archive: Interviews


I first met Pandemonia at London Fashion Week two years ago and I was immediately intrigued by the character. I wanted to know more about her typical day, tastes in fashion and art,… Continue reading

Banks Violette

  I’ve been an admirer of Banks Violette for a long time. So you can imagine how happy I was when I received this email: “Hi Nicolas, I was forwarded an email from… Continue reading

Tilda Swinton

  Pringle of Scotland is one of the oldest names in the Scottish borders, the birthplace of the British knitwear industry. Founded in 1815 by Robert Pringle, the company began as a manufacturer… Continue reading

Maxime Simoens

  Inspired by Loic Prigent and Mademoiselle Agnès’s TV show on emerging fashion talents, Art is Alive decided to pay more attention to budding designers. A fair question to ask is who is the… Continue reading


A couple of months ago, my dream came true: I had the chance to meet artist Invader who is presenting a solo-exhibition at Lazarides gallery in London. He defines himself as an “UFA,… Continue reading

Hans Ulrich Obrist

At last Art Basel, I had the chance to see Il Tempo del Postino at Theatre Basel. The Independent called this unique show “The world’s first visual arts opera” after its first and… Continue reading

Alex Flemming

  I had the chance to meet Alex Flemming while I was in Dubai for Art Dubai in 2008. I was fascinated by his pieces called “Flying Carpet” that I found funny but… Continue reading

Chus Burés

Chus Burés, contemporary jewellery designer, creative genius and Spain National Hero, who oftens shows his designs in Basel during Art Basel talks to Art is Alive.  Chus collaborated with the biggest artists including… Continue reading

Yannis Bournias

Yannis Bournias, Greek photographer and friend agreed to answer my questions in an exclusive interview. Enjoy his views on art, and fashion. Can you introduce yourself and your background ? I was born… Continue reading

Mattia Biagi

Former apprentice for Giulio Cappellini, considered as the reference in design, former model for fashion designers, Mattia Biagi is an artist in his own right. How would you describe yourself and how would you… Continue reading