IN THE STUDIO
A project on broken hearts and unwanted memories. What we thought but never said and the shoulda, coulda, wouldas.
A study on immigrants, or children of immigrants that are unablee to return to their homeland.
SCULPTURE + INSTALLATION
ROUND TRIP // VIAJA DE IDA Y VUELTA
Round Trip is a collection of site specific installations aboard a decommissioned jetliner in Tijuana, México. Presented by artist friends Ander Azpiri (MX) Rizzhel Javier (US), Griselda Rosas (MX/US), Aren Skalman (US), and Chris Warr (US), in collaboration with the faculty and students of Tecnological Institute of Tijuana.
Viaje de Ida y Vuelta es una serie de instalaciones de sitio específico a bordo de un avión fuera de servicio. Artistas: Ander Azpiri (MX), Rizzhel Javier (US), Griselda Rosas (MX / US), Aren Skalman (US) y Chris Warr (US) en colaboración con los profesores y estudiantes del Instituto Tecnológico de Tijuana.
Rizzhel is an artist that uses photography in many forms. Her collection of objects are highly influenced by the historical animation devices of the late 1800s. She uses photography as a tool to examine memory, human interaction and relationships. Her projects work in parallel with her interest in the history of photography, the variety of materials that she explores, help to emphasis the use of material and meaning.
A study on memory through image and motion. Human interaction makes these works come to life in a brief but memorable gesture and emotion.
42 Singuelasan is a project that documents and reconstructs a family history through photographic and video interviews.
A documentary project that follows one mans dream, and the collective effort of the community, to make a healthier and cleaner future for local youth.
BLACK + WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY
Rizzhel is formally trained in darkroom black + white photography. Her prints are inspired by photographers Don Gregorio Anton, Eikoh Hosoe and Joel Peter Witken. Film photography is a way for Rizzhel to get outside in the streets and observe the the various landscapes that she escapes to for moments of silent reflection.
A series of images the show the exit of her grandfather.