Hayal Pozanti | Hayal Pozanti’s Painting, The Key Word: Handmade | Lancia Trendvisions

“Hayal Ponzati’s Painting, The Key Word: Handmade”
Lancia Trendvisions
March 5, 2014
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Artist Hayal Pozanti (born in 1983) speaks a language all of her own. Instead of letters or simple brushstrokes, she created a visual vocabulary composed of about twenty abstract and colorful characters that she paints on panels that have the proportions of an iPhone 5 screen.What do these technological devices have to do with it? Ever since she was little, the artist – who is the daughter of a hospital director and an engineer – had access to large medical machinery, servers, software and laser machines. A world that influenced the first part of her career, with illustration, collages and digital animation for fashion and music…[DDET read more] 
Having reached saturation with virtual and digital art, after graduating from Yale in 2011, Hayal changed direction towards a more physical form of art, towards working by hand and unique pieces, and thus with a language she invented from scratch, without citation, pastiches or appropriation.Like in series “Passwords”, presented at the Duve in Berlin, where Pozanti explores the world of passwords as a linguistic system. Each painting represents a single password, a juxtaposition of characters, a personal universe made of deformed phrases or words alternated with numbers and symbols that condense her personal imagery.[/DDET]