Opening: Tuesday December 11, 2018, 6 - 8 pm Exhibition will run until February 22, 2019.
Gandy gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the first solo show of a Slovak artist EMÍLIA RIGOVÁ, this year's winner of Oskar Čepan Award.
EMÍLIA RIGOVÁ (born 1980) is a visual artist coming from the Slovak Republic. In addition to her artistic practice, she teaches art courses (object, multi-media, inter-media) at Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. For Rigová, an object in the form of an installation, as a performance or a site-specific intervention is a basic element of her art language. Furthermore, she expresses herself through 2D interface of a computer graphics, informed by the fundaments of the classical painting. Concerning the content of her work, she explores emotions modified by a specific socio-cultural environment. The main themes of her works are cultural or social stereotypes, alter ego, Romani identity, and psychological shadows. She had exhibitions in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.