Liza Sylvestre is an American visual artist born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is known for detailed abstract mixed media paintings and drawings. Her current work explores new media such as installation and video art. Much of her work revolves around our sensory perceptions and misconceptions of the world. Her incubator project engaged her own deafness as a condition that is sensory as much as it is cultural and political. Working with professors Gordon Legge and Peggy Nelson of the…
Target Studio Incubator Project: Artist in residence
This graduate symposium will explore new cultural and technological approaches to sensory loss, designed and organized by artist in residence Liza Sylvestre and professors Gordon Legge and Peggy Nelson of the Center for Applied and Translational Sensory Science. It is the culmination of their collaborative work about connections between artistic and scientific approaches to sensory research and education, and addresses the lack of societal and institutional awareness of sensory disabilities.
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