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Esperanza Mayobre is an artist whose work ranges from elegant graffiti that portrays urban chaos to dust that converts illegal to legal aliens. Born in 1974 during the Venezuelan oil boom, Mayobre was raised between Caracas and Golindano. She holds a degree in cabinetmaking from the IACT in Caricuao and a Diploma in Fine Arts from the Museum School in Boston. Her upcoming projects include a residency at the Lower East Side Printshop, a Jerome Foundation travel grant for a Brancusi pilgrimage in Romania, and a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship for investigating the collection of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C.
Angela Bonadies is an artist whose work focuses on memory, identity and urban space as well as the photographic image from the perspective of photography. Born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1970, Bonadies has since exhibited in many other countries, including Mexico, Spain, Portugal, the United States, Germany, Sweden, Argentina and Dubai. She has also collaborated with various magazines and publications such as Domus, Ajo Blanco, Arqa, Papel Literario and Tráfico Visual. For her work, she has received the Josune Dorronsoro Latin American Photography Award in 2004, a creative grant from Matadero Madrid in 2008, “Best Architecture and Landscape Projects” from the magazine Polis in 2011 and “Best of Architecture” from DomusWeb in 2011.