I recently interviewed Panamanian multi-media artist Marisabel Bazan for my Matt’s Art Chat series. She spoke with me about some of her artworks and some of the themes that she explores through her works, including mental health and metamorphosis. Below are five clips from my interview from our podcast conversation.
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1 – Marisabel Bazan talks about her sculpture Ananda.
Marisabel talks about Ananda, her seven-foot butterfly sculpture that is part of the permanent art collection of The United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.
2 – Talking about mental health through art.
Mental health is one of the major themes of Marisabel’s artworks across various media. Here, she talks about why and how she chooses to explore this theme.
3 – Connecting with other people through art.
Here, Marisabel explains how people connect with her artworks in a way that is almost transcendental and spiritual.
4 – “Making art is like making your dreams come true”
On the topic of artistic creation, Marisabel talks about she understood that making art with her own hands was in a way making her imagination real.
5 – “It warms my heart to learn about other people cultures”
Marisabel is not only a multi-media artist but also multicultural at heart. Here, she talks about why she loves to travel and discover things about other cultures.
You can listen to the full podcast conversation with Marisabel Bazan via the player below. Matt’s Art Chat is also available on most audio streaming platforms, including iTunes, Spotify, Podbean and many more.
Matt’s Art Chat is a series of podcast conversations about the arts with creators, curators and art lovers from all over the world, hosted by Matt Micucci.