Mete Yafet – Myartisreal Interview

-What is your name and what is your Instagram username?
Mete Yafet, @meteyafet

-Where are you from?
I’m from Istanbul, Turkey

-What is your happiest memory?

-What are your favorite tv shows at the moment?
The Deuce, The Handmaid’s Tale and Vice Principals.

-What are some of your favorite foods to eat?
Mostly healthy shit.Vegetables, fruits and I love seafood generally.

-What do you like to do for fun?
Walking in the nature, swimming and staying physically active.

-At what age did you start making art?
I was a small kid when I first started drawing and painting.

-What do you gain inspiration from?
Life itself. It is the best when it comes out naturally.

-Do you have a job outside of art?
I used to direct and shoot fashion videos a lot but I kind of gave up on that.

-When did you start to post your art on Instagram?
It was 3 years ago.

-How has Instagram benefited your art career?
It changed a lot for me. Both connection&recognition wise but also technically as an artist.

-What programs do you create your art in?
Mostly in Cinema 4D and sometimes Houdini. Still learning a lot.

-How long did it take to find your own style?
I feel like I’m never at my own style. There is only evolving.

-Is there any type of art you would like to do that you have not?
Not really, I’m happy with what I’ve got.

-Do you have any other creative outlets?
Yeah, I produce electronic music and I play some instruments. Working on personal projects and also for films.

-Who are some of your favorite artists?
Simon Holmedal, Erik Ferguson, Markos Kay, Ondrej Zunka.

-Are there any artists you would like to work with?
Not particularly, I’m open to work with anyone if there is a good match somehow.

-Do you ever have trouble coming up with new ideas? if so what do you do to get the creative juices flowing again?
Honestly I’ve stopped designing new stuff for sometime now. Taking a break is always a good way to recharge myself.

-Is there anything else you would like to say?
Wise souls speak loudly in silence.