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Daisuke Ujuan

When did you start to be interested in art? Why did you choose to draw?

When I was a kindergartener, I won the prize with the sketch contest of the kindergarten. Even now, I remember that I drew a picture of animals absorbedly in the zoo. Thereafter, I have won a prize by the sketch contest of a school every year. Especially I liked and drew the picture of man and animals. I also have interested in music before choosing the paint. However, I was not able to express my image in music.

Do you remember your first artwork, what was it like?

Yes, I remember clearly that I drew a picture of animals absorbedly in the zoo. into the picture, I was drawing elephant, snakes and giraffes and any other animals.

What are your favourite topics and why? Is there anything you would not depict?

My favorite theme is the world in my subconscious. The world in my subconscious is really strange world. Going to the world in my subconscious excites me like a trip.

Yes, I have a lot of anything that I would not depict. For example, about a female mystery.

How education has influenced your creativity and changed your professional way?

Education was not so important for me. My various experiences on my life influenced my creativity every time.

From which authors do you get inspiration? (Which authors inspire you?)

Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Edvard Munch and Francis Bacon. I am interested in Nicholas de Stael recently.
I think that he is one of the great artist.

What, do you think is the place of visual arts in today's life? Do you think art can influence the public life?

Visual arts is one of the place which escape from the real world for me. Of course. The art has affected society for years.
I think the art to be the essential different world making a pair with the reality world. It resembles relations of Night and Day.

think that nationality has its place in art?

I think that nationality, gender and creed are completely meaningless things in art.

Which books are you reading lately?

"Dance Dance Dance" is novel by Japanese writer Haruki Murakami. "Illusions" The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah is a novel by American writer and pilot Richard Bach.

Are there any projects you are working on at the moment?

I am doing art work in Japan now. And I want to carry out art activity overseas at the moment.
Would you invite me in your country?

How do you see your future?

I do not see it.
And I will not see my tomorrow also.

I appreciate that I am alive today.
And I appreciate that I am painting a picture today.

Would you say in one sentence what is the art for you?

The Art is The essential different world to my life.

Krasimir Zarkov


People need art and they are continuously looking for it

Jose Garcia y Mas


I love to document, especially in an ironical or even satirical way, whatever happens in the world

Evgenyi Bystrov


Painting is not a profession, painting is a state of mind

Howard Saye-Vivien


Art - constant evolution and discovery

Igor Lysenko


The memory is mother of muse

Dasha Buneeva


Еducation has influenced my creativity
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