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Objects & Methods Lecture Series: Lizania Cruz

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poster design by Dellil Mohammed, GDes MFA ’22

GDES is excited to host Lizania Cruz, an artist based in New York City who works in printmaking and projects that engage publics in the Dominican Republic and New York.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 25
12:35 PM – 2 PM

O&M Zoom: https://vcu.zoom.us/j/95520968164

All O+M Lectures are free and open to the public. 

BIOGRAPHY
Lizania Cruz is a Dominican participatory artist, designer, and curator interested in how migration affects ways of being & belonging. Through research, oral history, and audience participation, she creates projects that highlight a pluralistic narrative on migration. Cruz has been an artist-in-residence and fellow at the Laundromat Project Create Change (2018-2019), Agora Collective Berlin (2018), Design Trust for Public Space (2018), Recess Session (2019), IdeasCity:New Museum (2019), Stoneleaf Retreat (2019), Robert Blackburn Workshop Studio Immersion Project (SIP) (2019), A.I.R. Gallery (2020-2021), BRIClab: Contemporary Art (2020-2021), Center for Books Arts (2020-2021), and Jerome Hill Artist Fellow, Visual Arts (2021-2022). Her work has been exhibited at the Arlington Arts Center, BronxArtSpace, Project for Empty Space, ArtCenter South Florida, Jenkins Johnson Project Space, The August Wilson Center, Sharjah’s First Design Biennale, Untitled, Art Miami, and mostly recently as part of ESTAMOS BIEN: LA TRIENAL 20/21 at el Museo del Barrio. Furthermore, her artworks and installations have been featured in Hyperallergic, Fuse News, KQED arts, Dazed Magazine, Garage Magazine and the New York Times.

Graphic Designer and artist Lizania Cruz in her studio