Salon Contemporary is offering emerging, innovative and passionate artists out there a chance to display their work in the creative hub of Notting Hill!Artist of the Week’ is a new and exciting competition, with the opportunity for one selected artist each week to have their work featured on our website in the run up to our AoW Christmas Exhibition. The winning candidate will then be offered a residency in London’s West End! We’re calling on artists from all fields including the visual arts, performance, dance, film, theatre, animation and music!


The exhibiting artists 'Artist of the Week: The Exhibition' are:
Akleria * Alyona Larinova * Dragana Jurisic * Helen Gorill

Saturday, 20 November 2010

An Interview with Alyona Larionova

Q:  Where is your favourite place in the world?  Why?
A:   I don't have a favourite place in the word as such. Everywhere I go I find things that amaze me. Probably the place that most amazed me was Tokyo, Japan. It is a completely different planet!

Q:  What are your top three novels?
A:  Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway, Tokyo Fiancee by Amelie Nothomb, The Drowned World by JG Ballard. 

Q:  What do you like to do on a Sunday?
A:  Nothing, maybe read or watch a good film, especially when it rains.

Q:  Who are your top three photographers?
A:  Sophie Calle, Andre Kertesz, Ryan McGinley

Q:  What is your favourite colour?
A:  Yellow

Q:  What is the best song you have ever heard?  Who is it by and what is the title?
A:  Sinatra, My way

Q: What is your favourite smell?
A:  Underground (Paris or Moscow), tulips and home.

Q:  How many siblings do you have?
A:  None. I am the only selfish child.

Q:  If you could use one word to describe yourself, what would it be?
A:  Yellow

Q:  What is your favourite drink?
A:  Sencha Tea and  Cream Soda.

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