Rizzhel Javier is a San Diego based artist. Her work explores the intersection of memory, culture and human connection. Rizzhel uses art to dissect her identity through the research and creation of autobiographical projects. Through sharing her story, she hopes to encourage viewers to recall and examine their own memories and personal experiences to learn about the impact on their identity and perception of self.
CURRENTLY ON VIEW
The New Americans Museum (San Diego, CA) presents Landsick an exhibit that explores the hybridity of culture, complexity of intergenerational relationships and study of binational families. Through the archiving of family photos, Javier examines the literal and metaphorical impact of distance, between first generation Americans and their migrant ancestors. The installation pays tribute to family history, their place of origin and migration home.
April 26 to July 28
The Centro Estatal De La Artes (Ensenada, Baja California) presents Ready Lane an exhibit that explores the theme of the other. This group exhibition showcases the work of fifteen artists from the United States, Mexico City and Tijuana.
April 12 to July 21
Press - February 5
Press - May 7
Press - May 8
10 Unsung Heroes Creating Change Within Their Local Communities
Award - June 13
Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, D.C.