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Archive for the ‘INTERVIEWS’ Category

Interview with Nigerian writer Chukwuebuka Leonard Ibeh

By Catherine James Chukwuebuka Leonard Ibeh is a young, creative writer from Nigeria. In this interview, he talks about himself, his writting career and the problems of writing on particular themes in Africa.

Interview with Artist Kenji Lim

Sara Lerota talks to award winning artist Kenji Lim about his work:

Interview with contemporary Artist Asya Eutykh

By Saida Panesh Asya Eutykh is the seamstress of gold and the gunsmith woman-master from Adygea. People justifiably name her ‘Golden-armed’. She is one of the few gunsmith women-masters from Caucasus that reveals the ancient secrets of silver molding, blackening and gilding.

Audio Interview with Hamzat Lawal

By Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache interviews Hamzat Lawal.

Interview with Olympic Gold Medalist Alexey Voevoda

  By Saida Panesh “I became a good fighter because I follow my intuition.” Alexey Voevoda is a double gold medalist in the two and four man Bobsleigh events at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, as well as a multiple World Champion in the sport of Arm Wrestling.

INTERVIEW – JOHN COLARUSSO

    Dr. John Colarusso is a world renowned Professor of Linguistics and Mythology whose long standing area of interest has been the Caucasus. When acting as an adviser to the Bill Clinton administration on the wars in the Caucasus, he was instrumental in starting a plastic surgery programme for women who were injured from […]

JULY 7 QUESTIONS INTERVIEW: TINY TOE/OPEN END PRESS

                      Small presses have always existed in one form or another providing opportunities for talented writers to cut their teeth and create a reputation within the industry while developing a readership.

MAY 7 QUESTIONS INTERVIEW : PHOTOGRAPHER ACHIM KOERFER

                      Achim Koerfer is an artist rich in talent, a passion glowing through his own multi layered images, photography experimental in design. Interwoven are images from his latest project focusing on time and the Maya calendar, more of which can be seen via the link […]

APRIL FEATURE INTERVIEW: WORLD VISION

          Jean Jacques Rousseau said “Childhood is the sleep of reason.” There can be no doubt as to the veracity of his statement. Indeed, children are immediate and live within the moment. They see with a clarity that startles, a clarity we shed along with our innocence when we cross the […]

OCTOBER 7 QUESTIONS INTERVIEW: Folklorist and story teller Dale Jarvis

Dale Jarvis is a professional story teller, part actor, part folklorist and part word magician. In Newfoundland he is indeed somewhat of a legend himself, an intrepid traveler of both the province and the world, regaling his fortunate listeners with tales of the macabre and the mythical.  Although he adheres to a pretty hectic schedule […]

APRIL 7 QUESTIONS INTERVIEW

          Susan Penhaligon has enjoyed a long, successful and fulfilling career as an actress. Always a maverick with a restless creative bent, her choices reflect an urgency to explore new territory and to challenge herself 

MARCH 7 QUESTIONS INTERVIEW: FILM DIRECTOR MARCUS MARKOU

        This month’s interview is with independent film maker Marcus Markou, fresh from completing his debut feature‘Papadopoulos and Sons’, to be seen later this year.

JANUARY 7 QUESTIONS INTERVIEW

    If you were to ask any writer what comes first, the desire or the idea, most would say that it depends on the mood of the muse. For Bryan Borland, the muse is clearly not only in the mood but has also removed it’s clothes and taken up residence at his indie press: […]

NOVEMBER 7 QUESTIONS INTERVIEW

      Dave Carroll is what one might call a rennaisance man. He is a songwriter, accomplished performer, consumer activist and indie artist.  His song “United Breaks Guitars” is well known for its tongue in cheek take on the unsatisfied customer standing up to the big business Goliath, but as you will read, his […]

Interview with GreenAid executive director Tabi Joda

By Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache Executive director of GreenAid International, Tabi Joda, is from Northen Nigeria. With GreenAid, an international organization, Tabi Joda wants to involve more women in waste management in Northen Nigeria.

Audio Interview with Ibrahim Ceesay

By Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache interviews Gambian film director Ibrahim Ceesay.

The Greatest Beats Of Your Heart: Ghiya Rushidat

New, Old, Undiscovered or World Renowned; The Five Records You Can Always Turn To Continuing the series of music articles in which individuals select five records particularly special to them, we today feature film composer and pianist Ghiya Rushidat‘s own selections and present the latest instalment of Tuck Magazine’s ‘The Greatest Beats of Your Heart’.

Interview With Andrew Tosh And Julian Marley

  By Joel Savage I never had the opportunity to see Peter Tosh and Bob Marley performing live in concert, so when their sons Andrew and Julian came to Antwerp, I tried my best to see them.

JUNE FEATURE INTERVIEW: POET, ARTIST AND PEACE ACTIVIST CAT CATALYST

        Part 21st century troubadour and part artistic chameleon, Cat Catalyst has created an hypnotic poetic vision that is quite literally a spiritual call to arms

JUNE FEATURE INTERVIEW: MUSIC ICON AND PIONEER CAROLE POPE

                  In all areas of endeavour, but most especially in the arts there are pioneers who embrace the daunting task of fearlessly laying the foundation of creative change. Carole Pope is one of these pioneers.

FEBRUARY 7 QUESTIONS INTERVIEW: SINGER/SONGWRITER TARYN LARONGE

  Singer/songwriter Taryn Laronge is not only walking the musical  footsteps of pioneers like Tori Amos, Sarah Mclachlan and Joni Mitchell, but she is also making some big ones of her own. 

AWP 2013 Boston: A gathering of artists on a mission to connect

  Elizabeth Stelling, poet and editor of Zombie Poetry ezine, attended the annual Association of Writer and Writing Programs conference in Boston this spring. Below she gives us an inside view of the experience and insight regarding the reason for it’s existence and what can be gained by attending. This is a must read for […]

AUGUST INTERVIEW: AWARD WINNING AUTHOR KATHLEEN WINTER

                    The bleak and unforgiving Labrador wilderness in Canada is as much a place of subtle change as it is fierce rigidity; it is a contradiction of a land defining its people, the people’s survival depending on their ability to adapt to the land. It is […]

MAY FEATURE INTERVIEW: POET YAHIA LABABIDI

          Award nominated Poet Yahia Lababidi shares his thoughts and feelings about the creative process, the role of an artist in society and his recently published collection of poems: Fever Dreams with Val B. Russell