Tina Cassati is an artist with many (and vast) fields of expertise.As a visual artist and costumier,she has created a strong and alluring image language that can’t pass unnoticed.The Berlin born artist makes COSTUMES (sculpture le mode), ruffs, hats-, bags- and shoes-, jewelry objects into modern surreale digital-photo-art worlds and illustrations.She paints, sews, draws, photographs (mixed media,collage, illustration). She does not care about genres. Her work is influenced by Renaissance, Baroque, fairy tales. To her, fashion is fine art.
Her interview to Sybilia’s FD explores her references as well as her aesthetics-no magic lost,we assure you.
What mostly influenced you to get involved with fashion/art?
Tina Cassati is very inspired of historical and particularly of Elizabethan costumes, eastern clothes, fairy tale, folklore as well as from the picture language of the Renaissance. The love for costume and before all to the theater affects its work much. The fusion of philosophy, symbolism and different rituals from the past and the present as well as stories inspire the work of Tina Cassati, paired the whole with visions of the future. She is currently working among others on the project –giardino di arte – this is a conceptual art project (current series), where self-made costumes and objects (sculpture le mode) and photo-surreal art (mixed media) in combine with the nature takes place, the greatest source of inspiration of Tina Cassati.
(the project – donna di fantasia / swanhälsinnen / la bella sposa – are artificially created women. here worked tina Cassati exclusively in the area of mixed media (photography, collage, illustration, paper etc.).
How you will describe your personal aesthetics/vision?
my aesthetic moves very elegant in delicate fragile space — with a certain degree of melancholy.the beauty of the delicate, fragile-like very much.
Is there something you ‘like to do/work for and haven’t done it so far?
oh yes, I would like to merge times with a jewelry designer or perfumier
Are there any contemporary (or older) creative that influenced you?
I love the work of Sandro Botticelli and Lucas Cranach and many more
Especially the painting influenced me very. Elsa Schiaparelli in the circle of Surrealists such as Salvador Dali are great creative waves. In the meantime, however, I find my greatest role model but in the nature. .. It is increasingly
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