INTERVIEW: FRANALVEZ - THE FLOWER WONDERLAND
THE FLOWER WONDERLAND
HOW DO YOU DESCRIBE YOUR WORK?
My work is creative, colorful, curious and sometimes, kind of a weird.
WHAT DOES YOUR ART FOCUS ON?
My art focuses on composing ordinary things through my handiwork and my state of mind at that time.
WHAT TRIGGERS YOUR IMAGINATION?
My imagination is triggered by ordinary things: my routine, my mood that day, movies of the 60s and 80s, some art posted on Tumblr by unknown artists, and books about fiction, fairy tales, art, recipes, and others.
WHERE ARE YOU BASED?
I live in a small town near Sao Paulo, Brazil.
WHEN DID YOU JOIN INSTAGRAM?
HOW DID IT MAKE YOUR WORK EVOLVE?
My work evolves everyday, I keep learning through opportunities in magazines, some well known, others less so, but mostly learning to accept criticism and how I can apply them in my work.
WHO DO YOU COLLABORATE WITH?
Currently I’m working on small individual projects. In the past I collaborated with Tumblr Diesel / Reboot, and some of my work got exhibited in Vogue Photo.
HOW OFTEN DO YOU POST?
I don't have a frequency in my posts; I take my time to post something that I can identify with.
WHAT ACCOUNTS DO YOU RELIGIOUSLY?
Creative: @elisazaccanti / @sainthoax Photographers: @dareuc / @cristina.burns / @ isabelitavirtual
Brazilian photographers: @guipaganini / @miro_ foto / @paulovainer
WHAT IS YOUR MOST LIKED ARTWORK/ PHOTO?
The last one I did.
WHAT KIND OF MUSIC DO YOU LISTEN TO?
Nirvana _ MTV Unplugged
The Cranberries - Dreams / Linger / Zombie / When You're Gone
The Smashing Pumpkins - 1979 / Tonight,Tonight / Today
Beyoncé - Freedom / Formation
WHAT ARE YOUR LATEST PROJECTS OR COLLABORATIONS?
I’ve been chosen to be part of the "Huawei - photo vogue festival" exhibition organized by Vogue Italia this year, and it made me very happy.