Interview: Aimée Joaristi

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Interview: Aimée Joaristi

 

Luca Curci talks with the artist Aimée Joaristi during OXYGEN – FRAGMENTED CITIES+IDENTITIES in Bogotà.

Characterized by her freedom in terms of technical, organizational elements and compositional schemes, Aimée Joaristi presents a visceral world in search of the most existential relations between her own self and our world. Born in Cuba, raised in Madrid, Spain and working in Costa Rica, with four solo shows and more than twenty group exhibitions, awarded by IEAA, Art Dubai 2016 with an exhibition in TAG Gallery Brussels, Belgium was commissioned by Rebecca Wilson in Saatchi Art. Mixed Media Press from Mexico published a book of her “Silences & Screams” 2015 art series and exhibited in JUSTMAD, SUMMA Contemporary, ART MADRID and others.

 

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Luca Curci – What is the message linked to the artwork you have shown in this exhibition? How is it connected to the theme of OXYGEN – FRAGMENTED CITIES+IDENTITIES?
Aimée Joaristi – My fragmented mind tied together with physical motion to create the fleeting moment of the passing away of a human being. A fragmented city is like a fragmented corpse.

 

L. C. – What do you think about the concept of this event? In which way did inspire you?
A. J. – By connecting diverse artists and minds in a mutual space full of history and emotion.

 

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L. C. – Are your artworks focused on a specific theme?
A. J. – My artwork is against all focus.

 

L. C. – Did you style change over the years? How?
A. J. – Yes it has changed. I goes from the dark to the light and vice versa. My artwork is a reflection of my soul.

 

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L. C. – Which are your artistic projects for the future? Is there any possibilities for a new participation in some Italian exhibitions?
A. J. – Art Madrid Fair during Arco Fair in Madrid (February 2017)
ArtLima Fair, Jorge Jurado (April 2017)
Solo show in Habana Cuba (May 2017)
Solo show in Klaus Steinmetz Gallery in Costa Rica (December 2017)
I would love to show in Italy.

 

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L. C. – Do you think that the combination It’s LIQUID Group and Jorge Jurado Gallery work well?
A. J. – It works perfectly.

 

L. C. – Do you think that this experience could be useful for artists and can contribute to increase personal background?
A. J. – Of course! 

 

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