Ala Champ


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A Luxury Stay Along Kyoto’s Kamo-gawa River

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Explore ATLAS in Singapore, An Extraordinary World of Gin & Champagne

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Lauren Manoogian Opens Her Flagship Tranquil Space in NYC

Cantabrian Maritime Museum Restaurant

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A Leading Dining Destination In Adelaide's Rural Township of Willunga

Celebrating Moroccan Craftsmanship

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Visit The Great Swiss-French Architect's Studio-Apartment, Restored And Open To The Public


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A Tranquil Sanctuary to Stay, High Amongst The Tokyo Skyline

Igniting Flavour by Fire

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A Culinary Journey Through Taiwan & Beyond

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Mt Fuji Dreaming

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John Roebas

The Brooklyn-based Artist on His Experimental Works; Somewhere Between Painting, Photography and Sculpture.

Photography - Clement Pascal

July, 2017
John Roebas, New York (2015) Photo: Clement Pascal

“Accessibility and inspiration” is the best thing about living in New York, cites 31 year old artist John Roebas.

His process-intensive works not only explore the use of enamels and oils, but experimental dyeing and bleaching of the surface also, with each work developing their own identity and changing with the course of time. John explains his work as “somewhere between painting, photography and sculpture,” with this explanation describing his approach to his practice, maintaining no limits to his medium and exercising his freedom.

Artist John Roebas in his New York Studio (2015) Photo: Clement Pascal

What is the hardest thing about being an artist? 

John Roebas in his New York Studio (2015) Photo: Clement Pascal

This feature was originally published in Ala Champ Issue 9.

July, 2017