Q+A with interdisciplinary artist Ciarra K. Walters

Q+A with interdisciplinary artist Ciarra K. Walters

Embark on a captivating episode of "The Truth in This Art" as host Rob Lee engages in a profound conversation with artist Ciarra K. Walters. Through her work, Ciarra delves into the depths of the human body, capturing its essence through the lens of film and photography. Her artistic practice revolves around cultivating a heightened awareness of our physical selves and embracing the interplay between the body, emotions, surroundings, and instinctual movements.

Drawing inspiration from sculptures crafted by individuals and shaped by nature, Ciarra's performances are spontaneous and intuitive, merging with her physical being to create captivating visual experiences. Whether amidst rocks, trees, grass, concrete, or metal, she finds intrigue in the dynamics between the body and its environment.

Ciarra treats her body as an independent sculpture, adorning it with found objects and dressing it distinctively, blurring the boundaries between art and self-expression. Her performances establish a profound connection with the concepts of time, mortality, and the delicate nature of human existence. In her art, she exudes strength and asserts ownership over her physical form, carrying on the important conversations initiated by pioneering artists like Ana Mendieta, Lorna Simpson, and Senga Nengudi regarding the female body and its constraints on freedom of movement.

Join us as we delve into Ciarra's artistic process, her influences, and her mission to create a space where movement is embraced and celebrated. Through this conversation, we explore the essence of the human body and the transformative power of art with the talented artist, Ciarra K. Walters.

National Photo Month

This episode of The Truth In This Art is part of National Photo Month, which is celebrated every May by professional and amateur photographers alike, as well as selfie enthusiasts. During this month-long celebration, people dedicate themselves to learning about the rich history of photography, honing their skills and techniques, and researching which cameras to invest in.

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Rob Lee
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The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.