Cida de Aragon

Las Vegas, USA
Cida de Aragon holds a MFA from UNLV, Las Vegas, an MA in Photography and the Electronic Image from Goldsmiths College London, a MA in Computing in Design from Middlesex University, and BA in Architecture from the University of São Paulo. Originally, from São Paulo (Brazil). Prior to moving to Las Vegas, Cida lived, studied, and worked in London, Berlin, and in Australia. Since 2003, Cida has been working as a media artist and photographer in the U.S., Australia, Germany, and in the UK. She enjoys working across boundaries between installation art, video, photography, and sound - using coding and interactivity to manipulate immersive installations and projections through the observer's movement. Recurrent themes in her work and research are urbanity and the public realm; questions of identity; technology, sound, and the notion of place; body movement, and the integration of media art into public space. Cida is interested in continuing to develop her work in the fields of media art, photography, and immersive/interactive installations. Cida de Aragon's art installations represent an audio-visual mapping of urban spaces that create ephemeral experiences, combining disciplines such as architecture, video art, photography, sound and digital design – sometimes using coding and interactivity to manipulate her installations. Although her projects are varied, she always starts with research and develops first a concept or narrative.