LandEscape Art Review // Special Issue - Page 48

Land scape CONTEMPORARY ART REVIEW LandEscape meets Rossana Jeran An interview by and , curator , curator Multidisciplinary artist Rossana Jeran's work rejects any conventional classifications and is marked with freedom as well as rigorous formalism, when encapsulating a careful attention to composition and balance. Her videos are stylistic tour de force that display your mastery of the medium, employing an impressive articulation of sound and image: in an age in which globalization and commodification impinge on every aspect of our lives, Jeran uses her kaleidoscopic approach to investigate about language, mobility, and transformation. One of the most impressive aspects of Jeran's work is the way it accomplishes the difficult task of unveiling the ubiquitous connections between microcosm and macrocosm: we are very pleased to introduce our readers to her stimulating and multifaceted artistic production. Hello Rossana and welcome to LandEscape: before starting to elaborate about your artistic production would you like to tell us something about your background? You have a solid formal training and you studied at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. How do your studies influence your evolution as an artist? And in particular, how does your cultural substratum inform the way you relate yourself to art making and to the aesthetic problem in general? Having always been fascinated with psychology and the collective unconscious, my work explores the delicate simplicity, yet complexity of the human experience from the inside out; the way thought and emotion become our ‘psychology’ and our experience of reality. Through the years, my work has evolved from metaphorically depicting mental and psychological states of the human experience, to higher forms of being: presence, spirituality and transformation. Before I began working behind the camera, I was on the other side of the lens, as an aspiring actress and studied Method acting, while in college. I landed a few small roles in both indie and local commercial projects, but it wasn’t until I was cast