The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.
Where sacred slams into secular, you’ll find the sequined banners of Haiti.
Born in Haiti and raised in the US, Vladimir Cybil juxtaposes culturally specific symbols and techniques to carve out an interstitial space. Scholar Jerry Philogene talks with Cybil about the visual bilingualism in her paintings and installations.
“Perhaps because people have a short attention span you can get away with illogical developments if you make them unfold over a long period of time. People will assume that it is logical because they can’t remember what happened before.”
Mixed media work, titled Citta, by Maurizio Pellegrin.