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Sonia Almeida

Born in 1978, Lisbon, Portugal

Lives and works in Boston, United States

Overview

Sónia Almeida is interested in lexicons of non-verbal language. In her vibrantly coloured paintings and tapestries, she demonstrates overlapping, clashing systems of communication. Through the hybridised visual language of her work, the artist denotes the importance of symbolism, abstraction, illusion and figuration in transmitting, or hiding meaning. The artist uses disparate, unusual materials to make her works, such as door hinges and LED lights, materials which could be seen to symbolise il...Read more