We are delighted to bring you the fourteenth 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 fourteenth interview is with Cathrine Halsor from Norway, enjoy!
In this interview, Halsor cites work by: Bob Weil, Mimi Svanberg, Susan Tuttle, Karen Divine, Sarah Jarrett, Eliza Badoiu, Jose Chavarry, Lee Atwell and Jill Lian.
(foreword by Joanne Carter)
The image that is currently in the forefront of my mind
The image currently in my mind is this wonderful image by Bob Weil. I’m looking into some interesting courses for diving further into conceptual art on mobile devices. Although I have created images for six years now, there is always more to learn, and the mobile art community is unique when it comes to sharing.
The image that changed my life
This image was the first iPhone photo I took, six years ago, that opened my eyes to a totally different way of creating images, using my mobile camera. This image opened so many new doors and opportunities for me. It changed my creative direction in life.
The image I wish I had created
’Beams Of Black And Shady Thoughts’ by Mimi Svanberg. I just love this image
Artwork that has influenced my art
From the beginning, Susan Tuttles’ wonderful art has been a great inspiration for me. ’The glistening veil between soul and body’ by Susan Tuttle.
The image that is the most underrated
The playfulness and possibilities in iPhone Art, I think is endless. ’Today’ by Karen Divine is an amazing example.
The image that changed my mind
The talented artist, Sarah Jarrett, was one of the first mobile artists that I noticed years ago on IPA iPhoneart.com, and I thought ’wow! Is this really iPhone Art’?
The most recent image that made me smile
’Double Dutch Nuns’ by Jose Chavarry. Such a super fun moment!
The most recent image that me sad
Eliza Badoiu’s’ image ’The frame of thoughts running wild on a Tuesday morning’
My comfort images
The joyful feeling of freedom in this self portrait by Lee Atwell
The image I would most like to give as a gift
I would choose an image from Jill Lian, ’Found Feathers’, to remind myself and the receiver of this gift, the magic of everyday. The little things in life that we get to see when we take the time to look closely.
It reminds me of the poem by William Blake:
’To see a world in a grain of sand,
And heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
and eternity in an hour’
We have a small favour to ask. More people than ever are reading TheAppWhisperer.com and we could not be more excited about that. We specialise in mobile photography and mobile art and we value all of our readers, writers, contributors and viewers but we do have costs and we do need to ask for your help. We at TheAppWhisperer spend many hours each day, each week and each month to bring you this high quality level of journalism. We do it because we are passionate about it and because we want others to be as passionate too.
If everyone who reads our website, who likes it, helps to support it, our future would be so much more secure. Please help us by offering a contribution or supporting us with a monthly donation of your choosing.