Museum of Graffiti debuts a solo exhibition of Colombian LEDANIA graffiti art on September 22, 2022 through November 18, 2022.
The new LEDANIA graffiti art exhibition will include an immersive site-specific installation and works on canvas that speak to LEDANIA’s journey from a young female, LGBT artist tagging the streets of Colombia to her current position as a globally recognized muralist with recent collaborations with Disney and others.
One of the most prominent artists of the Latin American graffiti scene, Bogota based Diana Ordonez, known as LEDANIA, celebrates color and nature in scenes populated by imaginary creatures. Her work, which conveys positivity and the impression of constant movement and freedom, has developed into a recognizable visual language. The improvised worlds she creates are magical and mystical, linked to expressionism, cubism, and surrealism.
“I love to travel and explore the world so that I can create graffiti with feeling,” LEDANIA says. The characters she depicts have no race or gender, there is no political or religious syntax in her work. “I create places that are pure happiness by changing a structure in the city, intervening in it, adding my perspective and changing how people who walk by there every day react to the space.”
Classically trained, LEDANIA earned a master’s degree in Visual and Plastic Arts at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. She is a multimedia artist who expresses her creativity through street art, photography, graphic design, advertising, artistic makeup, as well as in the implementation of her themes and motifs into clothing and accessories.
The etymology of her pseudonym derives from Greek mythology character Leda, who was seduced by Zeus, in combination with her name Diana. She wrote it for the first time when she was fifteen and has used it since as a signature for all her work.
LEDANIA graffiti art murals are scattered across 22 countries, from Colombia to the United States, Spain to Japan. Her art has been featured at several international exhibitions, such as the Curitiba Biennial in Brazil, Art Expo Malaysia, Bozman University, Art Scape, and the Artscape Festival in Sweden. She was also named one of the 100 national leaders in Latino América by the magazine Gerente.
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Tickets: General Admission tickets are $16; Children 13 and under are free. Tickets are available online and include access to all museum exhibitions. To purchase tickets, visit our website from your desktop at home or your mobile device, museumofgraffiti.com
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Location: The Museum of Graffiti, located at 276 NW 26th Street, Miami, FL 33127.
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About the Museum of Graffiti
Located in Miami’s Wynwood District, the Museum of Graffiti is a leading contemporary art museum dedicated to sharing the power of expression, sparking wonder, and inspiring creativity for and about the graffiti art movement. At the Museum of Graffiti, visitors can explore the history of graffiti in an experiential setting with interactive exhibitions and unique shows.
The museum seeks to honor and preserve the unique art form and to exhibit important works for permanent viewing. Through changing exhibitions and programs, the museum aims to introduce visitors to the artists, paintings, photos, sculptures, works on paper, and designs that have captivated youth and adults for over fifty years, as well as the environment in which the global art movement was formed.