Five questions to Steffen Schiemann

Five questions to Steffen Schiemann

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Steffen Schiemann was born in Berlin East in 1971. He studied Fine Arts in Dresden from 1996 to 2002 at HfbK. He lives and works in Dresden. How did you get into art?

I started drawing quite early on. My contact with art spanned several years or even decades. My best and closest friend from school was very important back then. He was the artist's son and I was the working-class kid. He drew me into art.

How would you describe your style? What makes your work special?

The manner is very expressive, confrontational, almost aggressive.
Although the delicacy of the details often forms the works in their entirety.
I want to sharpen the senses.How do you go about developing your work?

Working is actually a permanent state. It affects my whole person in every situation. This usually leads to translations in pictorial or sculptural form. Everything revolves around the themes of sensuality and realism or the conscious perception of one's own existence.Who or what influences you?

Authenticity, intensity, ordinariness, impulsiveness, constructiveness, destructiveness...... Everything and everyone influences me!

Make us curious. What are you planning to do next?

Life as a visual artist is hard. I hope and work on being able to continue this life. That is the plan!Learn more about the artist: