Written & Curated by: Amari H. Smith (@amarihsmith)
I have to make a very important public service announcement. The undoubtably talented Sydney Falls has dropped a gem on us last night. She launched her personal website/portfolio, this site pulls you in just from the site of the home page!!!! I wont spoil too much of it, so you can experience it yourself. In addition, if you aren't familiar with SydFalls or what kind of artist she is, this is your time ketchup, mustard.
Here's a full Q & A :
Q: What things inspire or influence you to make art?
A: I think I inspire myself the most, my own personal growth and improvement is what motivates me to keep working and see what I’m capable of.
Q: How long have you been creating?
A: I've been into Photography since my freshmen year of high school. For about 4 years now.
Q: Where are you from?
Q: Short background on growing up, goals, enjoyments and hobbies outside of art?
A: Growing up I wanted to be a reporter or journalist. I still wouldn’t mind that but photography is where my heart is. I was a musician before I was a photographer. I’ve been playing guitar since I was 10 and thought myself Beethoven and Vivaldi and other composers when I was around 15.
Q: How would you describe your art to others?
A: My are is a visual representation of all that wild things that go on in my head lol. Recently, been pursuing surrealism which provides me with endless possibilities.
Q: What is your long-term vision for your creations?
A: I want my work to be thought provoking and spark conversation. I want it to be broadcasted to the entire world.
Q: Any notable pieces or accolades?
A: I’ve studied at the prestigious School of the Art Institute where my final summer project was featured in Sullivan galleries. My photography has also been featured in Elevator Magazine, MEFeater Magazine, Gallery 37, and the book “The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation,”,
Q: Things you would like people reading this to know?
A: I"m not apart of this photography wave. This is my passion. For me photography is therapeutic, especially dark room photography. My work is the best representation of myself I have to offer.
WEBSITE LINK : sydfalls.com !!!!
Twitter : @SydFalls
Instagram : @SydFalls