To Read: Art with a Limited Lifespan
2020-08-01 06:52:00 UTC
Art with a Limited Lifespan
A conversation between Marsha Pearce and Luis Vasquez La Roche
Marsha Pearce: Hi Luis, how have you been coping during this time? I know this is a particularly charged question for you as you’ve been completing graduate study at VCUarts, in a city that was…
2020-08-01 06:21:00 UTC
During the month of June and July I did two performances that I di not get a chance to do during my time in Graduate school. I finally got to finish the second version of OYA- 9394 and the casting for the Impossibility. None of this would have been possible…
Exhibition: We Out Here
2020-02-07 06:35:00 UTC
We Out Here. Denison Art Space, Denison University. Curated by Tara Fay Coleman and
Thanks, Tara and JSTN - I carry you both deep in my heart.
WIP - Palm Oil
2019-03-29 17:44:05 UTC
I have been making these text paintings/drawings with palm oil and looking into national symbols.
Crit coming up.
2018-08-13 17:56:00 UTC
VCU - Fulbright scholar
2018-07-31 05:49:00 UTC
I got accepted n Virginia Commonwealth University to the Painting and Printmaking program.
good times ahead!
LA HISTORIA SE REPITE | Chilean Embassy in Trinidad and Tobago
2018-05-27 21:40:23 UTC
I was invited by the Chilean Embassy in Trinidad and Tobago to show some work. I leave you guys here with a temporary invitation
Update - New Work
2018-05-01 21:36:00 UTC
I have been making some work I’m really excited about in the past few months. just want to share a few images with you all. Some of these works are still on development.
TVE in Australia
2018-04-11 21:27:00 UTC
Transoceanic Visual Exchange in Australia
My video work “Espacios Imaginarios” got selected to be shown in and Iteration of TVE in Australia.
Here are some images of the space.
Heterotopias in Scotland
2018-01-02 10:17:00 UTC
Based on Other Spaces by Foucault and his concept of Heterotopias. “the heterotopia is capable of juxtaposing in a single real place several spaces, several sites that are in themselves incompatible” Foucault references gardens as being an example of Heterotopias as they try to condense multiple real spaces into one…
Transoceanic Visual Exchange
2017-10-04 16:55:00 UTC
“Incertidumbre y Fracaso” got selected to screen in the video experimental exhibition in Barbados and Melbourne. Joanna will be shipping one of the prints to Barbados for the exhibition.
Also my video “Espacios Imaginarios” got selected.
2017-09-26 17:05:00 UTC
I got shortlisted for a scholarship! … let’s see what happens from now until next year.
Thank You Trinidad and Tobago.
Film Festival Guide
2017-09-11 17:14:00 UTC
No words needed
2017-09-02 16:50:00 UTC
I keep working with palm oil and glitter. These are a few experimental drawings I plan to keep working on when I get back to Trinidad… have also ran out of palm oil.
2017-08-20 16:35:00 UTC
I have constantly thought about the idea of home; It is reoccurring layer in my works. During my time in Germany I had time to reflect on the things that we do to cope with our existence in new places or even in the place that gave birth to us…
New work / Experiments in Germany
2017-08-02 16:03:00 UTC
For the past few days I have began experimenting with palm oil and glitter. This is a step forward from my initial text drawings with palm oil earlier this year. My initial interest with palm oil came from my research of black slaves in the Americas. What were the things…
Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival
2017-07-20 15:30:00 UTC
I’m on my way to Germany and I got an email saying that my video collab along with Joanna Helfer got selected for the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival. Good stuff.
2017-07-15 13:39:00 UTC
Along we all my SYoS we were working on a body of work which probably will never get shown.
I leave you guys here with a sample of a picture of us in beach wearing balaclavas.
Print for “Incertidumbre y Fracaso”
2017-06-25 15:23:00 UTC
Artist Joanna Helfer has began to work on a collaborative print that goes along with our “incertidumbre y fracaso” video work in the Dundee Print Collective Space. It is a 5 limited edition print.
Here I leave you guys with a preview of the print.
WIP: Incertidumbre y Fracaso
2017-05-12 04:11:00 UTC
Been working on a video in collaboration with Joanna Helfer. Here i leave you guys with an Image.
Scotland: Lights Out
2017-05-02 12:51:00 UTC
Along with Artist Joanna Helfer, I worked on a sound piece that was part of Lights Outs in Scotland in early May. Here is the sound piece we worked on.
RAIN / LA ESPERA
2017-03-17 04:06:00 UTC
Earlier this year Scottish Artist Joanna Helfer came to Alice Yard to take part on a two month residency. During her two months in Trinidad she described her walking practice and asked me to take her to two place that I found important or that I considered relevant to any…
2017-02-20 04:33:00 UTC
I have been working in these text drawings with palm oil. I am researching part of the Venezuelan black history while looking at the history of Venezuela. Is interesting that the only way to find any sort of literature of the Venezuelan black slaves is while looking at the whole…
Walking while black
2016-11-15 04:03:00 UTC
August 12, 2016
Cabo Rojo // Puerto Rico.
In August 2016, I was part of the Itinerant Seminar in Puerto Rico organized by Beta-Local. Our aim was to walk from Aguadilla to Cabo Rojo. We were a core group of 13 people from different parts of the world.…
Las Antillas para los Antillanos
2016-10-02 03:19:00 UTC
Thanks to Monica Rodriguez and Sofia Gallisa Muriente I was able to be part of “Open Air Prisons at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)”
Taking Ramón Emeterio Betances’ 19th century phrase “The Antilles for the Antilleans” as a starting point, the Rodriguez has invited a group of artists, historians, writers,…