Centro Selva Arte y Ciencia Artist in Residence programs 2015 Jurado
Liz Tania Diaz Vela / Peru
She is director of several art workshops for kids in marginal areas and works developing cultural events in the region such as exhibits, contests, festivals, etc., in which she seeks to sensitize the community in general towards education and inclusion. Liz has been a strong collaborator with several international events within the Centro Selva residency activities.
Karen Niemczyk / USA
She has had numerous solo exhibitions in Peru and Sweden and group exhibitions in Peru, Chile, Sweden, Germany and the United States. Her art has been exhibited in places such as the “Biennial Exhibition Latin Views 2008” (USA), the Röda Sten Art Centre (Sweden), and at the Lima Art Museum Summer Auction. Her video, “A Feminine Game” was selected for “The Kunstfilmtag Düsseldorf”, Düsseldorf, Germany. Her Master’s thesis, “Legacy: a gift of property, a journey through the context of the artist and the art” has been published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. In her art, she develops ideas about belonging, origin, construction of identity, migration, our connections to nature, etc. For more information please visit: http://driescolind.blogspot.