Artist of the Week: Aso Mohammadi

Aso Mohammadi is a photographer based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do. I am 24, originally from Kurdistan, Iran. I am studying at ECAL (Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne) in Switzerland.

Top 3 favorite or most visited websites and why?

1) Tumblr – I use tumblr for my art.

2) Alexander Binder – I really like his work.

3) Sport sites

What kinds of things are influencing your work right now? I am very influenced by food and color.

Tell us about your work process and how it develops. I always try to have a lot of color in my work, and I always use a flash.

What are some recent, upcoming or current projects you are working on? I am working on an exhibition in Zurich with some friends.

What artists are you interested in right now? Alexander Binder, Matthieu Gaffsou, and Rosanna Webster.

How long have you lived in Lausanne and what brought you there? I have lived in Lausanne since 1996 with my parents.

What’s your absolute favorite place in the city/the world to be? The city I live in, which is near the lake.

What do you do when you aren’t working on art? I often watch films or read books.

What are you reading right now? Toilet Paper magazine.

What are you listening to right now? Most of the time I listen to music like Paul Kalkbrenner.

If you were a drink what drink would you be? Coca Cola, for sure!