Famous and ever-present Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is the subject of another exhibit, but this time combining art and technology to offer her followers an immersive experience in the life and times of a troubled genius. To do.
“Immersive Biography Frida Kahlo” utilizes historical photography, projections and virtual reality experiences to recreate the environments and conditions in which she created some of her masterpieces in Mexico and abroad.
“This is a unique artistic and technical spectacle. Sophisticated audiovisual equipment allows visitors to have a multi-sensory experience that immerses them in Frida’s life and art,” said the exhibit’s director. Producer Paco Lopez said.
The exhibition includes seven different halls that have undergone various transformations, allowing visitors to explore the life of an artist who has become a social and artistic reference for contemporary women and dedicated to promoting Mexican folk art. You can examine the most relevant moments.
According to Lopez, “By combining technology with the history of women using their life experiences to create beauty, we aim to capture everyone looking to experience art in a different way. .”
Born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón to a German father and a mestiza mother, she was a promising student heading to medical school until a bus accident caused her lifelong pain and medical problems. She was 18 years old at the time of the accident. During her recovery, Frida returned to her interest in art in her childhood, with her idea of becoming an artist.
Although Kahlo is now the subject of numerous exhibitions, she had just one solo exhibition in Mexico shortly before her death in 1954. Female experience and form.
“An Immersive Biography, Frida Kahlo” is the only official exhibit endorsed and created by Frida Kahlo Corporation and the renowned Spanish digital arts center, Layers of Reality. After a huge success in Barcelona, Spain, the exhibition begins in Puerto Rico and tours the United States, Canada and Latin America.
Exhibits at the Pedrín Zorrilla Sports Center are open to the public Wednesday through Sunday from 11am to 8:30pm.
To make the experience more enjoyable, the public will access the exhibits in groups of no more than 45 people every 15 minutes while adhering to all safety and health regulations. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required and mask use is mandatory during the exhibit.