Artists

Lidzie Alvisa

  • Cuban Artist ARTempoCuba Lidzie Alvisa

    Las trampas del interior (The Interior Traps)

    2008. Photography, Poster Board, Pins and Acrylic. 120 x 65 x 6 cm.
  • Lidzie Alvisa Cuban Artist

    Untitled, from the series Carrera de triple filo (Triple Blade Race)

    2007. Photograph, Digital Print. 66.42 x 100 cm.
  • Cuban Artist ARTempoCuba Lidzie Alvisa

    Mi tiempo (My Time)

    2003. Photograph, Digital Print. 52 x 63 cm.

Lidzie Alvisa's Statement

I work with a diversity of media and themes ranging from photography to sculpture and installation. Through them I question the social position imposed on us by the race for life and survival. People who do not want to hear or see the struggle against time, both physical and biological, and the insatiable race against others climbing for position in life.

I view the human body from different symbologies, which together with the use of pins, needles, spurs, and the hands of clocks (all metals), form the scenario on which I project my thoughts. I establish a game with the viewer and her emerging feelings where docility and aggressiveness are two sides of the same coin and in this case the same artwork. Recently I’ve tried to cover almost all states of human beings and their relationship with technological advances.

About Lidzie Alvisa

Lidzie Alvisa was born in 1969. She participated in Batiscafo Residency, Havana, Cuba/UK in 2007. Her works are part of the collections of the Museo-Fundación JUMEX Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico; Cisneros-Fontanals Art Foundation, (CIFO), Miami, FL, USA; Brownstone Foundation, Paris, France; Nina Menocal Collection, Mexico City, Mexico; Galería 106, Prescott, AZ, USA; Galería Sacramento, Aveiro, Portugal; Andreas Winkler, Switzerland/Cuba; Carla Stellwelg, USA; Karen and Robert Duncan, USA; Kathy and Marc LeBaron, USA; Jerry Linson, USA; Eugenio López, Mexico.

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