Studied and graduated at Nuova Academia Di Belle Arti, Milano (2019-2021), also at Corriente Alterna, Peru (2016-2018).
She works a daily diary through memory, the essence of memory. Objects, situations and characters that appear on a daily basis. She uses painting as a tool to communicate and solve problems. Alessandra has exhibited in Milano, South Korea and in Peru.
Among her most recent artistic works the art residency at Menorca, Spain (2023).
My work talks about the essence of everyday life, memory and dreams. I generate a fast and loose painting. Different characters and everyday objects that tell stories appear. Through painting I look for a way to communicate ideas, thoughts and worlds. Through color and the line a movement is understood in the objects as well as in the different planes. The tones appear according to each situation and they enhance the idea as well as the forms. Inside the painting there are two readings, the object and the situation and a mysterious and incomprehensible part. This makes the viewer generate a thought through it. Every day I look for infinite possibilities to paint, the selection of situations or objects goes according to the feelings that I may have at each moment.
Painting is a constant dialogue with the space that surrounds me and with myself, a reflection. I generate a constant collection of images such as dreams, situations and feelings from the daily diary. It is through memory and observation of color that the idea is sparked. My gaze is like a highlighter, I give importance and accentuate nature, which often goes unnoticed and we forget the value it has on this earth. I use painting as a tool, the display is related to the image, I can have paintings on large format fabric (2 meters) giving the idea of beings like organic plants. While I can have paintings in “nano” size (3cm), matchbox, playing with the idea of turning on memory and fragmenting images, this paintings can work together as well as separately. On the other hand, I work on paintings in round formats, accentuating the idea of the cycles of the earth and women.
For me painting is a daily necessity, I generate a loose and fast painting, many times I use my problems and feelings as a resource to develop it. At the same time, I keep an analogue diary with my grandfathers camera, this serves as an emotional resource to support ideas. The color and texture of the oil is fundamental for the development of each idea, saturated and desaturated gives strength to my message. The texture generates a combination of colors on the canvas that often does not mix and therefore the lines of color and the brushstroke are seen, something highly characterized in my painting. Lately I use resources such as my grandfathers plant books, different old stamps and a series of plants that I research and reproduce in water. Later I plan to analyze them under a microscope.
Within my painting I develop themes related to nature, it is essential to give it a value and respect that many times it does not have and they even replace it with concrete and plastic. I generate different islands bodies, vegetation including human hair referring to human body vegetation. Roots in water, final landscapes, fragmented landscapes. I play with images on matchboxes referring to this warming that ignites, fragments and destroys ecosystems. The color pink, for example, questions plastic consumption contrasted with earthy colors on islands. On the other hand it developed wild thistles with dramatized thorns giving strength to the plant. The color red is extremely present in different paintings, it connects with this water of warming and in turn that blood red of the female cycle. I find a relationship between the exotic plants found on the Island on Menorca and on the Peruvian Pacific coast. I find an interesting connection between old stamps from around the world, representative iconography of each country, plants that were often transferred just like people. On the other hand, I keep a long photographic diary with my camera that serves as an explanatory and playful space for color, as well as reproducing plants in water, understanding the root and growth.
Painting is a constant exercise, it is in constant transformation and makes me aware every day. Nature is shaking us with devastating climate change. The body in seasons (climate), complex situations that enrich a trajectory and continuous process. I keep curiosity on the surface, my driving force. I awaken sensitivity, I question where I am and what I am doing and where I want to be. The plant is a living mirror of the human being.
Corriente Alterna MA(2016-2018) Lima Peru
Nuova Accademia Di Belle Arti MA (2019-2021) Milano Italy
May 21st - June 12th
Solo show in La Rebelde curated by Ignacio Salinas
September 9th - 30th
July 9th, August 2023
“Tra la la”
First solo show Incitatus gallery Lima curated by Max Hernandez
“La Pelle” solo show
The egg nano gallery, presenting nano paintings in Milano. Curated by Hande Ozkalemkas
Group shows and others:
19th Oct- Nov 16th
Pemio ICPNA 2023
Finalist show curated by Sergio Zevallos
27 Sept- Dec 2023
Ginsberg Group show
August/September 29th,30th, 1st.
19th -23th April 2023 Incitatus / Revolver booth.
Group exhibition Incitatus and Revolver gallery
Mexico art fair Incitatus/Revolver booth
February 9th-12th 2023
Ciudad de México Mexico
Basel Miami Beach
Convention Center Incitatus / Revolver booth
December 1st-3rd 2022
Concurso nacional de pintura December 2022
“Aniquilar la luz”, Blanca Varela
3rd-6th November 2022
Group exhibition in Hay Festival, Curated by Nani Cardenas.
7th-9th October 2022
Art Fair Incitatus/ Revolver booth
Buenos Aires Argentina
“Matineé vermouth & noche”
September 16th 2022
Group exhibition at Ka Concept store,
Curated by Anáis Freitas
“The joy of dressing is an art” Hotel B
Group exhibition by Mango
“Vivir siendo mujer a través de la historia” ICPNA
May 24 2022 curated by Patricia Allor Pretel
Group exhibition in ICPNA
April 20- 24 2022 Incitatus /Revolver booth
Lima international art fair
April 21 2022
Group exhibition Incitatus and Revolver gallery. Curated by Alessandra Lambarri
April 28 2022
Photography presented in a group exhibition, Yepes gallery. Curated by Alessandra Lambarri
Group exhibition in La Rebelde bookstore curated by Manuel Velarde
“Foreign Affairs/ Affari Esteri”
Group exhibition in Otto Zoo Galleria curated by Andris Brickman
“Seguimos Con La Danza” Colonia Galeria.
Group exhibition ,women artists in colonia gallery. Curated by Nani Cardenas.
Group exhibition in Jeju, South Korea.
Curated by Kim J
Jeju South Korea
Art fair with Tokio galleria. (Mentioned in the top 7 highlights of the art fair)
April - May 2019
Group exhibition in the Centro Cultural Brasil-Perú
Group exhibition in the Centro cultural de La Molina
Exhibition “Noche de arte”
October 19, 20 y 21 2018
Bibliografia y publicaciones:
2023, Revista Caretas, “Cuerpo Salvaje” muestra en La Rebelde.
2023, Libro BBVA, Libro de la muestra colectiva, “Aniquilar la luz o hacerla” lectura en torno a Blanca Varela, octubre-abril 2022-2023.
2023, Revista J, “Vida a colores”, entrevista por Fiorella Iberico.
2022 El Comercio, Luces “Tra la la”
2021 Movement dealer “Bailar Lo Platico”
2021 Nova Eva Studio“Bailar Lo Platico”
2021 Somos Nova Eva “Bailar Lo Platico”
2021 Synergy Project “The home issue”
2021 The Last entrevista
2021 Pazzio entrevista & intervención.
2021 Agarra Camote, “Feliz Bicentenario” “La Combi”
2021 Incitatus Galeria
2021 The egg nano gallery “ La Pelle”
2021 Colonia Galeria “Seguimos con la danza”
2020 “Today?” Jeju Korea
2020 De Arte En Linea, serie de trabajos.
2020 Kewl, Alessandra Risi en Tokio Galeria.
2020 El Comercio, Luces, cajas de luz para Art Lima
2020 El Comercio, Luces , cajas de luz para Art Lima
2019 Tokio Galeria, cajita de luz, instagram.
2017 Lima social diary, tu envidia es mi progreso,
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