Ventiko is a critically acclaimed conceptual artist working in photography, performative experiences and social practice. Her work focuses on the (re)construction of moments not in time but in thought to express social positions on sexuality, persona and the state of the modern woman.Ventiko’s works have been exhibited and experienced internationally at Galleries, Museums (Project for Empty Space, Newark, Chinatown Soup, NY, Shirin Gallery, NY, The Tate Modern, M.O.M.A, The Queens Musuem, Casa Quien, Dominican Republic to name a few) and in the streets (New York, New Jersey, London, Belgrade, Italy, Dominican Republic) and she has been featured in Arte Fuse, Interview Magazine, Quiet Lunch, Bushwick Daily, Hyperallergic, The New York Times, Bedford and Bowery, Huffington Post, Vulture, Cool Hunting, Gothamist, Artist News, Frieze Magazine, The Creator’s Project, The L Magazine, Artnet News, NBC4, TimeOut New York, Vogue Italia, La Republica amongst others.
As a community builder she has worked with 200+ artist creating, curating and facilitating happenings, exhibitions, lectures and residencies on their behalf through her creations Animamus Art Salon and Performance Anxiety. She discusses life's journey with many of these artists on Animamus Audio Hour available on itunes.
Her works are part of numerous private collections as well as The Kinsey Institute, The Women's Library, Goldsmith College, London, Westfield Corporation, London and Haslla Art Museum, Gangneung, South Korea.
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