Lisi Prada


Lisi Prada

A visual artist based in Madrid, she holds a 5 year university degree from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid as well as additional studies in different areas. In his creative work, from minimal resources against the empowerment of perfect machines [near at an Arte Povera position], she is interested in a search for balance between conceptual and sensory, between ethics and aesthetics; also, she uses linguistic polyvalence as a resource for simultaneous multiple layers of meaning. After a decade of learning and experimentation in the sphere of multimedia and video, she showed for the first time publicly in 2009 one of his video creations that received a special mention at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Spain, an honor which was after continued by other awards in various genres like Videoart [Transfera y MADATAC. MNCARS, 2011], Abstract Art in Motion [Punto y Raya. MNCARS, 2011] or Poetry Film [ZEBRA. Babylon Kino, Berlín, 2012]. She has had two solo exhibitions in Spanish galleries — ‘ELECTRonIC water’ [Santander, 2014] and ‘Movimiento Perpetuo’ [Oviedo, 2014] —, and has participated in group shows, screenings and festivals in numerous countries. His work has been presented in fairs such as Art Beijing [Stand of Instituto Cervantes, China, 2013], in biennales such as Artes Mediales de Chile [Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Chile, 2015] or places like Klaipedos Parodu Rumuose [Lithuania, 2012], Palace of Industry in Prague [Czech Republic, 2013], ZKM in Karlsruhe [Germany, 2014], Palacio Nacional de las Artes de Buenos Aires [Argentina, 2014], Harpa in Reykjavik [Iceland, 2014], Laboratorio Arte Alameda [México DF, 2015], Schusev State Museum of Architecture [Moscow, Russia, 2015]…

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An eye around, 2015, 1min.
A memorial shot on 11 March, into an art center located in Atocha, commemorating the 191 victims of 11-M 2004 Madrid Ground Zero with an abstract self-imaging avoiding any form that can be associated with any ideology or religion. As Goya says in the epigraph to ‘The sleep of reason produces monsters’, one of the etchings making up his suite of social satires, the Caprices, “Fantasy abandoned by reason produces monsters: united with her, she is the mother of the arts”. A demonstration against fundamentalism, intolerance and violence around the world.