Approved: 16.08.2006

Llanos Ortiz-Montero

Archived
Approved: 16.08.2006

'My work is embodied in my passionate observation to the human experience, and explores gender based topics and fantasies of femininity; our dreams and our nightmares.
I am fascinated with the passing of time and the way this makes us change our priorities in life. Something that is vitally important today, may be forgotten tomorrow'.
Influences
History, cultural identity, travels,

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Artist Statement

'My work is embodied in my passionate observation to the human experience, and explores gender based topics and fantasies of femininity; our dreams and our nightmares. I am fascinated with the passing of time and the way this makes us change our priorities in life. Something that is vitally important today, may be forgotten tomorrow'. Influences History, cultural identity, travels, love letters, female gender, illness, cure, misery, wealth, theatrical illumination, routine life with its fortunes and misfortunes.

CV & Education

Qualifications and training 2002 - BA Hons Degree, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds 2002 - Licenciatura de Bellas Artes, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain Group exhibitions 2006 - The Female Hero, Lemongrasshopper art gallery, Ahmedabad (India) Projects 2006 - Shattered dreams:shattered lives, Leeds Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, UK Educational experience - tertiary 2006 - Lighting Effects in Exhibition Design, National Institute of Design. Exhibition Design Department, Ahmedabad, India