Born: 1991, France
Lives and works: Paris, France
Anysia Nefissi is an abstract painter who lives and works between London and Paris since 2015. From abstract painting to automatic drawing and special projects with experimental video, Anysia's work is multidimensional with high interest in alternative and experimental forms of representation.
With studies in Literature, Art History, and Image-Cinema, her work is deeply rooted and influenced by her philosophical studies and human nature. A big part of her art is inspired by Rorschach psychological tests which studies the interactions between mind and subconscious. The viewer can clearly see the connection between Nefissi's paintings of kaleidoscopic or mirrored patterns referencing to her attempt to intrigue the viewer's mind and subconscious.
Her ink drawings are mainly a result of intention and automatic drawing, expressing the artist's subconscious expressions on the paper. Anysia's interest in avant-garde concepts, aesthetics, fashion, and contemporary lifestyle are only a few sources of inspiration, as she infuses her work with different elements and concepts.
She is influenced by the work of the greatest Romantic figures, as well Surrealism, Modern & Abstract Art theorists as Kandinsky, and Klee. Anysia conducts her work as an expression of color, paradox, duality and form, where form is always being subject to destruction, exuberance, torsion.
"My work aims to destroy the form. Rupture, failure or blur propel the spectator in a psychic scene where visual and inner experiences deploy a reconstruction of figurative images, as reminiscences. My inspiration goes from Rorschach, to André Breton and Baudelaire but also philosophy and human nature. I am interested in experimental and vibrant forms of representation as automatic writing and subconscious expression. Each piece hides a psychological aspect and a captivating duality."
Medium: Acrylic paint on canvas, Ink on paper. experimental
Selected Permanent Collections
Anysia Nefissi's artworks are part of private and corporate collections around the world.
MA Literature & Arts 2014
Speciality Art History &Cinema
BA Literature & Arts 2010
Speciality Art History & Cinema
Fine Arts, LISAA 2009
Superior Institute of Fine Arts
Participated in more than 10 international exhibitions in the major art cities.
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ARTWORKS AVAILABLE for SALE by ANYSIA NEFISSI
PAST SHOWS of ANYSIA NEFISSI
2019 Brook Street, Secretcape London, UK
2017 Fusion, Underdog Gallery, London, UK
2017 The Abstract Show, Candid Arts Trust London Art In Common, By Other Means, London, UK
2017 Kwaleo Showcase, Launch 22, London, UK
2017 MonoChroma,The Crypt Gallery, London, UK
2016 Abstract, Black & White Building, London, UK
2016 OffPrint,Tate Modern, London, UK
2016 Alienation, 5th Base Gallery, London, UK
2016 Transitions, Bargehouse / Oxo Tower, London, UK
2016 Books,Arebyte Gallery, London, UK
2016 Transitions, Menier Gallery, London, UK
2016 Ground Floor Gallery, Philadelphia, USA
2016 James Oliver Gallery, New York, USA
2014 Nox, Bloc Café, Paris, France
The Rakish Gent
Average Art Magazine