Dani Argi is an illustrator living in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. To create and draw for Argi, allows him to form a new world that can represent how he feels and thinks. He loves working with mixed media, that is the technique that underlines his works and draws the diversity of flavors that are formed in unity. He has received awards in Asia for his work in illustration, comics, sketches, tattoos, and murals. Argi is currently working with his wife Arudhati Shintia, to establish a business for his artwork that is made to order.
We recently asked Dani some questions about his inspirations:
Q: Where do you find your creative inspiration?
A: "When relax and chill"
Q: Why do you do what you do?
A: "because it makes me exist"
Q: What art/artist do you most identify with?
A: "Pop art ,cartoon, surealist."
Q: What role does an artist have in society?
A: "convey a message through beauty"
Q: What is your artistic outlook on life?
A: "The world we live in is not what we see through the eyes but through the heart"
Q: What advice would you give your younger self?
A: "knowing oneself will lead to the truth"