Virginia Ramírez (Caracas, 1988) studied Graphic Design at the School of Visual Communication and Graphic Design PRODISEÑO in Caracas, where she was also Assistant Professor in the Drawing and Sound Workshops. She holds a Master’s degree in Visual Arts from LUCA School of Arts in Brussels (2014). Among others, she participated in the ROOM ART | … |
MEDI with Álvaro González B.
The day had dawned thick with fog and coldness that dissipated as the bus descended down the Panamerican highway. This time, to come straight from San Antonio de Los Altos–where I live–was an advantage over Caracas dwellers. The bus headed through the freeway, entered the Avenida Bolívar and dropped me off at the corner | … |
Haikus Without Prescription
“Reconstructing an essence” from the web into print. Today it is practically impossible to die completely. Our online life is a perpetual present, beyond our own disappearance. In this context, a new ritual has been set up to remember the deceased, especially if they were young: look at their Facebook profile, their last | … |
The Dervish and Clairvoyance
Memory may itself be a literary genre. After all, she is the mother of the muses, begotten by the great stallion. Her board of instructions may consist of damaging or resurrecting whomever the memory is happening to, thus transforming the exercise into a subtle, trained clairvoyance.
The John McDonogh series
This body of work was made during several visits to my home town, New Orleans, in 2007 and 2008. In fact, this work grew out of a series of portraits I began in 2005, with the idea of helping people create a new photographic collection of family photos, which thousands lost in the flood. | … |