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Alonso León-Velarde

Born in 1993, Lima, Peru

Lives and works in Mexico City, Mexico

Overview

Alonso Leon-Velarde’s artistic practice integrates personal history, contemporary subjects, and science fiction to create pictorial symbols that resonate with the residues of metropolitan life in Latin America. Through paintings and drawings, Leon-Velarde explores themes of loss, defeat, celebration, and resilience, which serve as metaphors for inherited modalities of confrontation and syncretism. Rather than descriptive, his adaptive semiotic logic uses associative materials to integrate the pi...Read more