MARIANE IBRAHIM GALLERY NOW REPRESENTS LINA IRIS VIKTOR
9 June 2017
Mariane Ibrahim Gallery is delighted to represent British—Liberian, multidisciplinary artist Lina Iris Viktor.
Viktor’s work transcends mysticism in a post-colonial spectrum and in doing so; she reenacts a disruptive idea of primitivism. Misinterpreted and distorted, her interpretations reveal intelligence, beauty and perfection. Yet trapped in refuge and confinement, her reflections of post-modernist societies seem dark and threatened. By blackening her naked body, she inverts European notions of beauty and purity. Viktor poses with defiance . . .
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