Lucía Sciandro is a Berlin based multidisciplinary artist from Maldonado, Uruguay. She studied Art and Image History at the Humboldt University, in Berlin, and works as an art mediator, translator and writer. 

Hyper-sexualized, bored, manic and/or alienated, many of her characters embody the paradox of choice, Michel Clouscard's dictum that "everything is permitted, nothing is possible". Focusing on the trappings and contradictions inherent to life in late-stage-capitalism, she captures vernacular scenes, revealing the ludicrous, the tragic and the sublime. 

When Lucía Sciandro looks at the world, she does not observe the usual distinctions between bodies and other objects. As limbs and torsos are inserted into a landscape they become either extraneous or synonymous with it. But who do they belong to, these object-bodies? They cannot be ‘placed’ or recognized, but they can be dis-placed, into lines of architecture, a stolen glance on a balcony, or as wrapping for tyre-swings. There is certainly a surreal character to many of the pictures, because in a world at odds with itself, surrealism combines the absurd, the farcical and the intentional with the pathos of chance. 

Author: Lindsay Parkhowell. 

Written in 2015 for the exhibition Maansi Jain and Lucia Sciandro, at The Club, Berlin. 

Publications and Exhibitions.

2015: Group Exhibition Kunst und Körper, Galerie ZWEI. Curated by Verónica Orsi. Berlin, Germany.

2015: Maansi Jain and Lucia Sciandro, photogrphy exhibition, The Club, Berlin, Germany. 

2015: Peacock Rubí Art Festival. Rubí, Catalonia, Spain.

2016: Online Feature in Splash and Grab, London, UK. https://www.splashandgrab.co.uk/about-us

2016: ​The Artist is Broke, Conceptual Photoprint Auction and Exhibition, Blender Studio, Berlin, Germany.

2017: DISPOSABLE: Conceptual Photography Zine, designed and published independently by graphic designer Nadia Pavón Císaro. Leipzig, Germany.

2017: Publication of series The Tightrope Act in Laranja Magazine, Issue 1. Bern, Switzerland.

2017: Works published in SOVA Magazine , Issue 7: "Adult." Berlin, Germany.

2019: Group exhibition, Cadavre Exquis, in Kunstquartier Bethanien. Berlin, Germany.


2019: Group exhibition, 8 Rooms Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

2020: Group exhibition The Enclosed Garden. Web exhibition.

Co-curated by the Heroines Network: Bussaraporn Thongchai, Salomé Jashi, Diane Barbé, Celia Stroom.  Founded in 2019 in the multicultural Berlin, HW* is an independent research and experimentation platform that produces podcasts, performances, exhibitions, performances, residency programs with womxn & queer artists. www.heroineswave.com

2020:  Video work part of the virtual edition of Festival Confluencias de Arte, (South America).

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