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Aziza Mamadaliyeva

San Francisco, California

Artist Statement

This photography series aims to explore the concept of reflection and perception through the use of mirrors and objects made from mirror-like materials. Each photograph showcases a unique arrangement of mirrors and cubes, creating intricate patterns of light and shadow that challenge the viewer's perception of reality. The photographs also feature abstract human bodies interacting with nature, creating a dialogue between the subject, the object, and the viewer.

Through the use of creative lighting, composition, and perspective, the photographs create a surreal and dream-like atmosphere, blurring the boundaries between reality and imagination. The project involves experimenting with different textures, colors, and materials to create a variety of visual effects and moods. The abstract human forms are designed to reflect the unique features of each natural setting, highlighting the beauty and diversity of the natural world.

This project aims to stimulate conversations about the nature of perception, self-awareness, and the human experience, and invites the viewer to question their own perception of reality. The project also aims to inspire a sense of wonder and awe for the beauty and complexity of the natural world.

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Artist Biography

Aziza Mamadaliyeva is a visual artist born and raised in Shymkent, Kazakhstan. From a young age, she was fascinated by the intersection of art and technology, and spent much of her childhood experimenting with different digital mediums.

At the age of 19, Aziza moved to San Francisco to pursue her passion for art and enrolled in the City College of San Francisco to study visual media studies. It was at CCSF where she discovered her love for photography and graphic design, and developed a deep appreciation for the power of visual storytelling.

After completing her AA degree at CCSF, Aziza transferred to the University of California, Berkeley to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art Practice. While at UC Berkeley, she was accepted into the Honors program and focused on exploring themes of identity, displacement, and cultural hybridity in her artwork, drawing on her experiences as a Kazakh immigrant in the United States.

Through her artwork, Aziza seeks to challenge traditional notions of beauty and femininity, and to celebrate the diversity and complexity of womanhood. Her work often features abstract, distorted representations of the female form, inviting viewers to question their assumptions and biases about women's bodies.



© Aziza Mamadaliyeva

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