Surrealist collage artist, poet, writer and aspiring novelist Jada De Luca is emerging in the Australian art scene with her unique take on what it means to make art. With collage art in one hand and writing in the other, she is a pendulum that serves the imagination and encourages others to explore it to find a balance between creating art for the self and for the artistic community. She writes about art, space, tarot, women, friendship, tribulation and wonder– all themes that are ultimately for the artist.
When she is not writing she is living; documenting time through film, talking to the universe, (metaphorically) climbing mountains, and turning to tarot to attempt to figure it all out as a small artist in this big, wide world.
CREATING ART FOR THE ARTIST
Writer | Poet | Collage Artist
WHAT THE MOUNTAIN SHOUTED BACK
For the people who write stories in their journals and wonder if they could be considered a "writer". Jada recounts about her tribulations in admitting she is a writer due to the influence of the logical world around her, and how she conquers this through a late night (early morning?) escapade beneath the gaze of the Japanese Alps. Why was she shouting at a mountain at 2AM, and what did she learn about her identity that night?
THE WRITER'S ROUTINE
She is a writer, but nobody the likes of Virginia Woolf stares back at her. Jada outlines an entire day from 6:00AM to the stroke of midnight, set in Hakone beneath Mount Fuji, to discover that there is no set routine for the artist. There is no same day for the imaginative person, but at their core, a routine should only consist of two things: cultivating inspiration and making art. She details a single day in her life.