This is a trailer of a mixed media video installation. For inquires on showing the full version of Caressed & discussions: contact us.
New work. A self portrait, mixed-media video installation combining performance art and a poem written by artist & activists Niki Lopez about a traumatic childhood memory. This intimate piece is the second installation in my elephant series and connected to my project '#WhatsYourElephant' - Creative Conversations about the Unknown.
The intentions behind this work is to not only share a personal elephant but to have discussions surrounding unspoken topics such as abuse, survivors of abuse, awareness, the power of a 'share' and how the arts can be used to heal, to empower and to educate.
“It’s about acknowledging the elephant and owning it, so that it doesn’t define you.”
- Niki Lopez
Caressed is a video installation projected that debuted during the opening of the third "What's Your Elephant' art exhibit at the 1310 Gallery - Sailboat Bend Artists Lofts. Special thanks to: Tabatha Mudra & Jacqueline Romano in assisting the creation of this video.
More information: http://nikiartstudio.com/caressed