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Zuania Muñiz-Meléndez – Opening Reception – “Vademécum flora vigorosa”
June 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm EDT
Join us LIVE for an Online, Virtual Opening Reception and Artist Q&A with TOROSIETE Museum Artist Zuania Muñiz Meléndez’s new exhibition “Vademecum vigorous flora”.
Accessing the event: Attendees are encouraged to join via Zoom so that you can participate on video and be included in the live discussion! Also, we will simulcast this event here on Facebook and on our YouTube channel and we will be taking your live comments and questions. For all access options, visit our Virtual Auditorium.
The TOROSIETE Museum is pleased to announce a new exhibition from Puerto Rican Fine Art Photographer, Zuania Muñiz Meléndez titled “Vademécum flora vigorosa”. In this exhibition, Zuania deconstructed parts of real flowers and built a new flower by attaching the various parts together, and then photographed them. Zuania writes “What I once was, ceased to be. The abrupt changes I have experienced since the end of 2017 caused by Hurricane María and the recent pandemic have destroyed my stability, my way of doing things and the way I relate to others. It is as if life has plowed my land and sown salt in the furrows. But from that same salt that sterilized me, that destroyed me, is where a new me arises. One never seen before, imagined, dreamed. Only possible from the chaos and scarcity that drives me to innovate and grow. I am not the only one, I am accompanied by thousands of people who are reborn in a totally unexpected way. We are new flowers that emerge with more strength, ready to face the new challenges that lie ahead.” Each new flower she created has been given a name she created using botanical nomenclature, using synonyms of the word resurgence.
See the complete exhibition NOW in the TOROSIETE Museum at http://zuania.torosiete.museum/. Limited-Edition Hand-Signed Fine Art Photographs are available in our Museum Gallery Store for purchase at http://shopzuania.torosiete.museum/