Curated by Paul Smith & Friends // meet Raul Escobedo
17 oct 2014 by Nur El Shami
In celebration of Frieze Art Fair 2014, art:i:curate teams with Paul Smith to host an innovative exhibition of work by emerging London-based artists that combines Mayfair’s deep-rooted art heritage with the digital world’s trail-blazing creative community.
Open to all, by registering at articurate.net, everyone has the opportunity to express their creativity in front of an audience of both art fans and the industry’s elite.
Our latest participant from Mexico, Raul Escobedo simply loves his life.
Profession: Hand bag designer
AIC: How would you describe your own personal aesthetic?
RE: Hard worker, passionate, dreamer, sensitive.
AIC: How would your friends describe your personality?
RE: Crazy, fun, happy, smart, focus.
AIC: What inspires you?
RE: Life, places, family.
AIC: Who's your hero?
RE: My dad.
AIC: Do you consider yourself a collector?If so, what do you collect?
RE: I collect experiences, travels and memories.
AIC: What's your most precious possession?
RE: My family.
AIC: What does the term 'curating' mean to you?
RE: For me it is selecting and organising items for an exhibition.
AIC: Why did you get involved in this project?
RE: Because I admire this project and the idea behind it.
AIC: How do you usually take art in?
RE: I love art and museums.
AIC: Describe Paul Smith in three words.
RE: Passionate, smart, sensitive.
AIC: Tell me something about yourself – anything.
RE: I love life.