We are delighted to bring you the ninth in our brand new “Mobile Art and Photography that has Influenced Me” series of interviews at TheAppWhisperer. Within this series, we contact well established and highly regarded mobile photographers and artists and ask them a sequence of questions. Each one relates to mobile art and photography that has inveigled and continues to impact them, by other mobile artists throughout the world. Our ninth interview is with Cristina Rossi from Italy enjoy!
The image that is currently in the forefront of my mind
I can’t get these eyes out of my mind. One with lashes and the other one blind, the slash of red on the mouth and the baldness of the head. Whatever it is, a woman doing chemo or a transgender person, this image stays with me.
The image that changed my life
When I discovered the possibilities of Hipstamatic and mobile photography. I wasn’t able find the very first Hipstamatic I saw, but this was one of the first images to amaze me and made me want to try the app.
The image I wish I had created
Creeping into my skull and staying there forever, gorgeous yet disquieting. I wish I was able to do something like that… I wish ; )
Artwork that has influenced my art
Black and white street photography with mysterious figures. The imagination unfolds, making up strange stories of deranged souls.
The image that is most underrated
Deeply disturbing self portraits depicting the deformities of the mind.
The image that changed my mind
From the moment I saw her art I was blown away. Ethereal flesh. Exquisite and unsettling. Hiding in the recesses of Instagram like the precious gem she is.
The most recent image that made me sad
Because I relate to the emotions, and because I will never be able to edit with such simple inventive elegance.
The most recent image that made me smile
Pure poetry, straight out of a fairy tale. And of course because I have imaginary friends too ; )
My comfort images
Always imaginative. I love the fact that even when she starts from her photos the final result rarely looks like her at all.
The image I would most like to give as a gift
This would make a lovely card, the kind you keep forever with dried flowers inside, a reminder of a truly special soul you connected to.
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