Spill the beans with creatives
We at studio Neon Attic take our commitment towards the creative community very seriously. A small step towards the many to come in the future is featuring India’s change-makers in the creative front.
Mohammed Chiba is an Indian artist, illustrator, and collector, currently working in Mumbai. As a creative practitioner, he tries working in various mediums and has various art practices. Some of them include image-making (drawing, sketching), sculpture, working with found objects, digital art, and photography.
Keep reading to get to know him!
LAB: What does Chiba like to do besides Photography, Art and Illustrations?
CHIBA: I play a lot of online PC battle oriented games like DOTA. I play football and I like to go on high altitude treks.
LAB: How do you resolve a challenge that you face?
CHIBA: I just end up drawing in my book and will also try working on a completely different medium to sort of experiment on it.
LAB: What or who has had the biggest influence on you?
CHIBA: My all-time favourite is Van Gogh. Currently, I am inspired by the practices of Lucian Freud.
The second part of the interview was “complete the sentence”
LAB: On the weekends, I’d like to ___________
CHIBA: Play video games and draw.
LAB: There is no such thing as too much ___________
CHIBA: Dessert. I eat everything sweet.
LAB: I can’t wait for __________
CHIBA: Wearable Technology to be a part of our lives.
LAB: Stalk me and you’ll find me crushing over __________
CHIBA: Sam Spratt.
The third part of the interview was “Rapid Fire”
LAB: Colour or Monochrome?
LAB: Morning person or a Night Owl?
CHIBA: Night Owl.
LAB: What is on your work desk at the moment?
CHIBA: Bunch of markers, a recently bought Rotring pen and my gaming computer.
LAB: The first thing you do when you wake up?
CHIBA: Switch off my alarm.
LAB: What’s on your Smartphone Homescreen?
CHIBA: A photograph of the inside of a coffee cup that I took.
LAB: Jalebi or Creme Brulee?
CHIBA: Creme Brulee.
LAB: What would you KISS, MARRY & KILL in the “Photography Triangle” – Aperture, Shutter speed & ISO?
CHIBA: Kiss: Shutter Speed. Marry: Aperture. Kill: ISO.
LAB: What do you work towards every day?
CHIBA: I want to finish one good piece of art that I can be proud of. Fifteen years down the line, I hope to become a more responsible artist and be self-employed. I would like to respond to the world around me by showcasing my work at galleries and exhibitions.
We wish this creative artist from Mumbai a very successful life. Stay connected,