RIZZHEL JAVIER

 Unmentionables

A collection of images and letters from people that don't talk to each other anymore.  Works in progress.

 
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PORTFOLIO

MOVING OBJECTS

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.


MOVE(MEANT)

A study on memory through image and motion.  Human interaction makes these works come to life in a brief but memorable gesture and emotion.


anthro optica

Optical devices use express the repetitive nature of thoughts and the uncontrollable urge to revisit past memories and experiences.


exposition

An observation on division and separation of the self.  An early look at work and Rizzhel's transition from two to three-dimensional  work. 

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Basura Boyz

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.

 
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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.

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LOLO

A series of images the show the exit of her grandfather.  

THE PLACE SHE CALLS HOME

A series of images that reminder her of grandmother. 

DRIFT

A series of lost self-portraits.

 

 
 

RIZZHEL MAE JAVIER

SAN DIEGO ARTIST AND EDUCATOR

Rizzhel Javier is an artist and educator from Southern California and the Founder of Bridge.  She is an advocate for arts education and uses Bridge as a vehicle to bring visual arts into the community.  Rizzhel loves photography and her personal work exist in sculptural forms that explore memory, human interaction and relationships.  She is currently working with a variety of non-profits in the San Diego area, The AjA Project where she works with displaced children and incarcerated youth.  She also works with Pacific Arts Movement Instructor for their Documentary Short Film class Reel Voices.  Her work is exhibited locally and she was recently nominated as Emerging Artist for the 2017 San Diego Art Prize.

 
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