Ideas
November 22, 2022 11:10 AM EST

Artist Statement

Title: A Shiny Bag

I am interested in painting shiny materials, trashbags, and everyday objects as a medium to explore concepts such as identity, existence, and perception. My work is made up of fragments of my own experience, memories, and thoughts. I am drawn to light, shadow and color as a way to reflect upon these themes.

About the Artist

Mariana Pedroza, aka Meela.eth is a Mexican multidisciplinary artist who loves to explore the remains of human existence by painting trash, shiny objects, stones, and general stuff we throw away.

She’s an artist and designer for Robotos NFTs, a former artist of Slices of Timeat, and cofounder of Humankind. Before Web3 she has been a design executive and a UX designer for the last eight years, working for start-ups and leading the design culture strategy in BBVA, the biggest bank of LATAM, until the NFT fever when she committed to her artistic practice full time.

Find Mariana on Twitter.

View on Opensea here.

More Must-Reads From TIME

Contact us at letters@time.com.

Nyla Hayes
Pablo Stanley
Parin Heidari
Peter Arkle
Tim O'Brien
Yvette Hammond
EDIT POST