About The Teacher

Diana Riesco Lind is a visual artist. Founder and president of the Cultural Association Centro Selva, Arte y Ciencia. She is Master of Fine Arts with specialization in Digital Media from Valand School of Fine Arts, Gothemburg University, Sweden; she studied Experimental Cinema at the School of Photography of Gothemburg University. She has a BFA with a Major in Painting from the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Peru. Currently Riesco Lind is an independent artist and teaches at the Instituto de Diseño Toulouse Lautrec, Lima.

She has had numerous solo exhibitions in Peru and Sweden and group exhibitions in Peru, Chile, Sweden, Germany and the United States. Her art has been exhibited in places such as the “Biennial Exhibition Latin Views 2008” (USA), the Röda Sten Art Centre (Sweden), and at the Lima Art Museum Summer Auction. Her video, “A Feminine Game” was selected for “The Kunstfilmtag Düsseldorf”, Düsseldorf, Germany. Her Master’s thesis, “Legacy: a gift of property, a journey through the context of the artist and the art” has been published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. In her art, she develops ideas about belonging, origin, construction of identity, migration, our connections to nature, etc.

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