Today we introduce one of our artist who actually joined few months ago: Roma Soida. From his own website:
My name is Roma Soida, in the reflection of the mirrors – adioS amoR, artist from Krasnoyarsk, now I work and study in Moscow. I study contemporary art at the British Higher School of Art and Design, where I won a grant for studies at the Untitled Prize 2018. I collaborate with commercial publications and participate in project activities, I try to live a full artistic life since 2008. In my free time I do research and experiment at the junction of various art disciplines.
and Roma Soida on his philosophy:
An important concept in my work is sublimation – the expression of unconscious instincts (sometimes destructive) by transforming them into works of art; art can at the same time “direct it in a different direction” and express all my emotions and experiences.
Feelings are original, they come from nowhere or go against the background of memories, assessments and life circumstances. This is an irrational part of the life of each of us – a feeling, this is the most secret part that we hide not only from other people, but sometimes also from ourselves. The reason for concealment does not always come from a distrust of others or a person’s denial of this feeling, sometimes we don’t have enough tools to express it. Creativity comes to the rescue, not an art institute and craft, creativity I would single out as a separate aspect of expression, which can be refined to one degree or another, but its original essence is an attempt to reproduce the original feeling of the creator. That is why creativity is so important for a person, it is a point of contact between consciousness and the subconscious, rational and irrational. At this point, you can see what does not deceive, it just is and it says love or hate, but this is part of you, this is what my works show. In childhood, there I also saw in drawing a means of expressing my feelings and thoughts. To this day, drawing remains this language, with experience more complex forms of expression of one’s inner world arise.
Many of my works were created in sensual expansion, in an attempt to find shelter in images and forms. It was the desire for security that shaped my artistic role, with which I identified myself, thus art became a logical continuation of my creative career, if I am an artist, it means I am engaged in art. This is the path to a perfect and independent form. I seem to go deeper, beyond the limits of normality. With age. I can be anyone, and all responsibility will rest with me, whether I will be decent and kind, or whether I will be the facade of decency and kindness. Under the control of the brain, information and complexes that I get rid of, because the higher I climb, the harder it is to fall, to some extent I am afraid of myself, the void revealed the essence of the illusory nature of every person, there is no one to strengthen and improve, you can be anyone and occupy either side because the boundaries of good and evil are blurred. It is as if to get to the page of my books, changed places and began to notice that the paintings became complete, they have an internal volume, and I myself become hollow, without internal content. Someone is inspired by the filling process, but I am fascinated by its antagonism – devastation, when nothing personal remains.
Roma Soida NFTs have been minted on every blockchain we use: from Tezos to Klaytn and recently to BitCoin. Our collectors love the work of Roma Soida. Many new NFTs are coming from him.
For now let’s explore the NFTs already minted
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Roma Soida NFTs has been selected on an article by Klaytn foundation regarding their NFT functions.
More recently Roma Soida’s NFTs landed on BSV as well with the Monkpath artwork.
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