Friday, April 3, 2015

Artistry of Men on the Runway: Alicia Framis, Madrid 2005

Profile picture for Alicia FramisAlicia Framis, born in 1967 in Barcelona. She studied in the Fine Arts School, Barcelona University and in Ecole de Beaux Arts, Paris. She also completed a master in the Institut d’Hautes Etudes, Paris; and another one in the Rijksakademie Van Beelde Kunstende, Amsterdam. After art school Alicia has lived and worked in Barcelona (1985-1990), Paris (1990-1993), and Amsterdam from 1995. She has become known around the world for her performances and actions, such as Loneliness in the City (1999-2000), the Secret Strike films (2003-2006); an installation accessible to women only, Minibar, at the 2nd Berlin Biennial in 2001; and Anti_dog (2002-2003), realized to represent Holland in the Dutch pavilion at the 50th Venice Biennial in 2003.