Stillness is in the Eye of the Hurricane

Stillness is in the Eye of the Hurricane

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I am a Miami native. My training in archaeology influences my practice for creating sculpture installations, enabling me to retrace ideas around the afterlife, Pre-Columbian cosmology, and the interplay of cultures from the global south. I examine archaeological materials and ecological transformations in the Americas including the Caribbean. By having an understanding of the landscape’s past traditions and its environmental history, I begin to describe my own parallel and intersecting universes. I am interested in materials that have resonance with people, in both the personal and historical senses. By creating new instantiations of the human figure, I investigate ancestral relationships to each body and social ecosystem.

Stillness is in the Eye of the Hurricane

Priscilla Aleman
by Priscilla Aleman
media: installation and sculpture
year: 2021
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tags: biodiversity , ecosystems , lifestyle , oceans & seas , plant life , sea water rise , smart materials , transportation , water , creative placemaking

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