RIZZHEL JAVIER

 
 

CURRENT PROJECTS

MOVE(MEANT)

A project on memory, representation and the importance of archiving your own histories.

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PHOTOGRAPHY // VIDEO // AUDIO

IN THE STUDIO

Research on image and meaning through the documentation and collection of family portraits, albums and landscapes photography.

 
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TRANSNATIONAL FAMILY PORTRAITS

A study on the evolution of the family portrait in reference to transnational families dealing with distance, togetherness and everything in between.

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FAMILY ALBUMS

Reclaiming identity through the recollection of memories through the archiving of family photos albums, files, audio recordings and video documentation. 

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42 SINEGULASAN

Documentation of a small town in the Philippines called Sineguelasan, in Bacoor, Cavite, where my father was born and grandmother still lives today.

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IN BETWEEN

 

PHOTOGRAPHY // VIDEO // SCULPTURE // INSTALLATION

PAST WORKS

Early works that explore materials, sculpture, video and memory.

 
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SOCIAL PRACTICE ART

COMMUNITY

Her goal is to provide fun learning experiences, support mentorship to students and provide rejuvenating professional development experiences to art educators.

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BRIDGE

The mission of BRIDGE is to provide a community for artists, art educators and art organizations to grow. Workshop and events created by artist Rizzhel Javier.

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REEL VOICES

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PEOPLE + PLACES PROJECT

The mission of the People + Places Project is to provide an inclusive space for communities to share stories about who they are and places that they live.

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TRAVELING TINTYPES

Exploring the California landspace with an overnight adventure! Learn to capture your memory on a one-of-a-kind image called a tintype.

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ARTIST IN RESIDENT 

Rizzhel Javier (San Diego, 1983)  is a San Diego based artist and educator.  She graduated college with a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Arts from San Diego State University in 2012.  Rizzhel is an active member of the arts community in the region.

Her work explores topics in communication, identity, memory and human relationships. Trained in darkroom photography, in the last ten years, Rizzhel has combined her images with sculpture, installation and digital media. Her pieces are playful and often require the viewer to engage physically with the work. She works autobiographically, using art and photography, to explore personal, community and global transformation. Through sharing personal stories, Rizzhel hopes to encourage viewers to recall their own memories, personal experiences and reflection

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