Biography of Flavio Álava (1957-VVVV)

Ecuadorian painter born in Guayaquil, in 1957. He/She studied at the school of fine arts Juan José Plaza, Guayaquil, and later participates, from 1979, in numerous exhibitions in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Basel (Switzerland), city in which it resides since 1990. In his work he/she used elements of popular culture, in line with the feelings of a multicultural awareness (especially in the first stage). Through the use of objects of mass media, parody an alienated everyday world. Later you will use objects kitch - as toys painted with intense colors- or feathers and other elements, which we immediately transported to the Amazon world.