COLLAGE & MIXED MEDIA ARTIST
Cutting and assembling life experiences from different places, Manika Post interprets existence itself as a collage. Peruvian born, formally trained in Buenos Aires, multidisciplinary contemporary artist Manika Post now resides in Barcelona. Aware of the force unique to the freedom of movement and cultural dynamism, Post’s blood merges the diversity of her origins: Argentinian, Italian, Lebanese, and Canarian.
A vital and constant evolution guides her passion for life. An artist who never ceases to experience, Manika Post pursues her search into new technique experiences.
Using stunning and striking colors, her female spirit, surreal, energetic, intimate, and original flows in all of her work, she realizes the beauty of her personality. Her work is not a mere aesthetic attitude, but rather an essential conceptual component.
Manika Post takes on the world of fashion, among others, by addressing its visual appeal and its value as a social phenomenon, which it complements providing new perspectives. The constant use of contemporary magazines seals her longing to represent our time. In her pieces, each cut brings with it an intimate meaning, which engages brilliantly with the next following a thread of ideas, forms, and colors that generate works full of conceptual and aesthetic rigour.
Without a doubt, Manika Post establishes an ideal link between collage technique and a critical eye. Enjoying the creative process within which the exact meaning of the composition is unveiled, the artist considers collage a tool of transmutation, similar to existence itself, capable of transforming concepts into reality.