Lionel Cruet at the Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center
16 mar 2017 by art:i:curate team
art:i:curate artist Lionel Cruet exhibits a new audio-visual and interactive installation entitled Entre Nosotros (Between Us) at the Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center, New York.
Entre Nosotros suggests the human act of social gathering and the act of recalling, preserving stories and memories. It establishes a dialogue between art and startup initiatives in which profound insight arrive through breakthrough moments that create surprising paradigm shifts and cultural coups. For this immersive artwork, Lionel recreates the illusion of a beach environment in an indoor space, by encompassing video projections, sounds, lights and a selection of objects.
Lionel Cruet, Horizons, 2014, Inkjet print, 61.0 × 91.4 cm, edition of 3.
Lionel Cruet's artistic practice is inspired from his Caribbean origin. It informs and shapes the interdisciplinary and hybrid quality of his artistic practice. Elements of collaboration and research are part of the work in the interest to discuss the complexities of technological, geo-political, and natural effects that transform our understanding of reality. The artworks take the form of digital images, printing processes, audiovisual material, performance, and three-dimensional installations. He is interested in subjects of geographies, technology, and nature, using digital printing processes, audiovisual material, performance, and installations.
Entre Nosotros (Between Us) installation will be open to the public on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 5:30-9:00pm.
Lionel Cruet, Untitled, 2014, Inkjet print, 61.0 × 91.4 cm, edition of 3.
Lionel Cruet is a visual artist based in New York and San Juan. He holds a BA in Fine Art from La Escuela de Artes Plasticas, San Juan and MFA in Digital and Interdisciplinary Art Practice from the City College of New York (CUNY, New York, 2014). He was the recipient of the Juan Downey Audiovisual Award, Santiago (2013). He has exhibited in solo and group shows including 'Colonial Comfort', Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts (Frederiksted, 2014); 'Lionel Cruet: In Between, Real and Digital', Bronx River Art Center (New York, 2014); '11th Media Arts Biennale', National Museum of Fine Arts (Santiago, 2013); 'Sound Art Fair', Universidad del Sagrado Corazón (San Juan, 2013); 'SuperReal: Alternative Realities in Photography and Video', El Museo del Barrio New York (New York, 2013).
All images courtesy of the artist.