Sofia Maria Paz is an Argentine-American artist, who received her BFA in studio art from The University of Texas at Austin and is currently pursuing her MFA degree in printmaking at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. Sofia's practice is built on a multidisciplinary approach, with the core concerns of her work stemming from print-media, book arts, and paper engineering. Combining classical and modern mark-making with traditional reproduction processes, her art discusses the relationships between memory, Read More reality, and fiction. Sofia intuitively appropriates different sources from 18th Century art, social media, 1970s horror films, and fairytales, into visual graphics which honor storytelling history and reveal a macabre essence of the human condition. Through this effect, art can visually give voice to those who have fallen victim to sexually abusive and violent, traumatic experiences. The core concerns of her prints aim to bridge the gap between past and present-tense imagery in order to spark a conversation and build a relationship with the viewer, the narrative, and the victim.
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