ABClatino Magazine Year 2, Issue 3 - Page 15

Elisa Pritzker, is an independent artist and curator. Her column "The Corner of the Arts" is currently published in La Voz-Bard College and ABClatino Magazine

The Corner of the Arts | September 2017

Elisa Pritzker presents Emil Alzamora

Photo by Annie Walker

Process of Revelation

Emil Alzamora was born in Lima, Peru in 1975. His family moved to Boca Grande, Florida, when he was two years old. He studied at Florida State University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1998 earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Alzamora uses a wide range of materials and techniques to offer unexpected interpretations of the sculpted human figure. It often distorts, lengthens, deconstructs or wraps its forms to reveal an emotional or physical situation, or to tell a story. The great interest of Alzamora in the physical properties of its materials, combined with its practical approach, allows the process to reveal and inform both the aesthetic and the conceptual. Website:

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