Ryan Mendoza is an American artist who lives and works in Sicily and Berlin. He is the artist behind The White House (2015), the Invitation (2016), and the Rosa Parks House Project (2017). Primarily a painter, Ryan’s artistic projects move between expressionism and realism, engaging Americana and historical reference. Ryan’s work often depicts obses- sive scenes, illustrating questions of hypocrisy and repres- sion. Ryan has shown with a range of European galleries and museums including White Cube, London, Galerie Lelong, Paris and Museo Madre, Naples. He is the author of Tutto e mio, published in Italian (Everything is Mine) 2015, Bompiani.
Fabia Mendoza is a Film and Art Director from Berlin Germany. Her first movie ‘The White House Documentary’, 75min, 2017 won at the 18th Beverly Hills Filmfestival 2018. Over the past 6 years she collaborated on a variety of projects including ‘Another Pussy for Putin’- an act of solidarity art performance for the Russian punk band The Pussy Riots, 2012, and ‘Amerikkka’, a photo project in collaboration with Erica Garner, the daughter of the late Eric Garner. Fabia’s photographic and cinematographic work have been featured by Vogue Italia, Interview Magazine, ID magazine, CNN Style, Vanity Fair among others. Her video and documentary mate- rial has been featured by BBC World, Arte, ZDF, CNN, etc.
Diogo Vale is deeply interested in breaking the boundaries of the architecture profession, with an intense curiosity in the meaning of preservation in the XXI century, and the studying of architecture as a tool for social intervention. Diogo attained a Bachelor and Master in Architecture at the ESAP (Escola Superior de Arquitectura do Porto) in Porto, Portugal and
has worked as a Carpenter/Performer/Artist/Architect. He is currently living in Berlin Germany where he works as an Artist Assistant and Architecture consultant in Studio Mendoza as one of the architects/coordinators of the Rosa Parks House Project.
João José Santos holds a B. Arch and M. Arch from Escola Superior Artística do Porto and he is currently living and work- ing from Berlin. He is specialized in not being specialized as he is moved by arbitrary challenges and mundane curiosity over science and art realms. He independently expresses this himself by exercising, on various mediums, over artifacts about space and the human condition. Collectively wise he continuously looks for opportunities to rationally and physi- cally assist on consequential projects and interventions.
Mendoza, Ryan; Mendoza, Fabia; Vale, Diogo; and Santos, João José
"EVERYBODY'S HOUSE THE ROSA PARKS HOUSE PROJECT,"
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