We had the good fortune of connecting with Anton Artemev and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Anton, why did you decide to pursue a creative path?
At the beginning it was explore some think new for me, because my art experience began with relationship with other planet materials and impact structure meteorite craters. I need to understand with what i have contact and for what i need this? i’m not talking about material value, i speak about this explore process like about meaning search tool for me. i just went my own way and tried to understand when my next turn. Latter i found out that thin experience peoples call it art, and i was more relaxed.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
15 years ago i first time to met with meteorites and my life changed.

in the long way from this time i need to tried many professions, journey to other countries, psychology university 4 years, and before i had strong experience in my school period, emigration process in United States (4 year).

Metal processing specialist (iron meteorites), designer jewelry product, internet marketing, businessman, web designer, yoga practice and teacher some times, psychologist, geologist, traveler, writer, artist, stone processing, international stone exhibitions, internet trade, and more.

I proud of or excited opportunities work with meteorites, meat with interesting peoples and woman and transformations this process to Art-process, and Philosopher way, find myself, my self evolution.

Everything is relative, but it will be simple and clear for this article.

Art for me – is language, intuitions instrument for quickly and briefly share what I want to convey in various ways, Art also helps to find those people who understand me, and there – My People. Often it it dialogue without words.

Some times it was easy, some time i wanted to die. I think now im in student, but than more understand, than more understand what no understand… I just ti trying to find meaning, where it was not and run away from loneliness.

I was lucky, meeting with the cosmos opened up opportunities for the development of consciousness, broadening my horizons, contacts with interesting people, romantic stories. When i looked around i cant find some think interesting, meteorites and space this is all, what took me hope. All this gradually brought me to a point where it would be more honest to say that I am a philosopher, sometimes creating something that is commonly called art. At the same time, i have a lot of routine like an ordinary person.

Very important on my way, i think to safe honesty with oneself, sobriety of mind, courage, and constant self-development. In this way it is possible to keep in touch my intuition, it especially helps to understand where i am now, where to go next.

I want to share my self-experience, and continue make this many years, because this interesting for all, people to said me Thank you!! And https://shoutoutinterviews.com/ found out about me and asked me about Project Inner Freedom.

My work is concentrate in the making physical objects, with meteorites installations, collaboration with other artist, sharing about, and try to explore new ideas and new visions for save planet.

Philosophy Project Inner Freedom – very simple. When i took responsibility for my life, when i try to change what i can and accept the rest, there is an opportunity to feel a moment of happiness and freedom to choose this happiness and freedom, since this can only be felt in the Inside of oneself. everyone understands it differently and with different depths, but the most important thing is that one day this Art monologue turns into a dialogue and this is the most interesting thing.

In the beginning, you need to make a decision and find your inner freedom, your place in the universe, and from this point a positive influence on the outside world is possible. the more internally free people there are, the greater the chance to save the external world.

Although the project “Inner Freedom”is about 7 years, it is especially relevant now, what is happening in the world now scares me. I Know, that my work will help some people to realize something and make solutions, which will constructive affect the preservation of life on the Earth.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I didn understand what do you meen. About Arizona i now good place, this Meteorite Crater Berringer, Canion Diablo. I was also very impressed – Petrified Wood or “Iron Forest”, and Zion National Park.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I have many friends for him i whant to take gratitudes, and all my ex women, and my Mum Olga, and to everyone who has supported me along the way, Universe, ShoutoutArizona Magazin and:

Dalay Lama, Joseph Brodsky, Ayn Rend, Bruce Lee,

Vladimir Stepakov, Nicholas Gessler, Sergey Afanasiev and Co, Hans Koser, Sergey Kurtev, Viktor Strelkin,

Mark McCabe, Chris, Alex Nazarov, Sabina Rabaia, Frau Luba.

Website: mymeteorite.com

Instagram: @mymeteorite

Other: @innerfreedompro

Image Credits
* Pictures from expeditions (Forest), it was in Sweden, meteorite Muonionalusta 32 kg. 2013-15 * Pictures with children, it was in UCLA University , Nov 3, 2018. “Explor your Univers.” + Nicholas Gessler * Museum of Meteroites UCLA, LA. * Arizona Meteorite Crater Canyon Diablo. * My Birthday and Art Show in Miami, Apr 28, 2022. Models: * Ameliya Shykulova * Helen Edwards * Rosmery Diaz * Sabina Rabaia

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