Ventiko is a critically acclaimed conceptual artist working in photography, film, performative experiences and social practice. Her/their work focuses on de/re-constructing societal positions on identity specifically sexuality, persona, gender and the state of the “modern woman”.
Ventiko’s works have been exhibited and experienced internationally at art fairs (PULSE, Select, Korean International Art Fair, Sluice, Photo LA), Galleries (US, Europe, Dominican Republic, Korea), Institutions (Tate Modern, MOMA) and in the public sphere through interventions (US, UK, Serbia, Dominican Republic, and Italy).
They have been featured in Interview Magazine, Quiet Lunch, Korea Monthly Photo, Hyperallergic, The New York Times, Bedford & Bowery, Vulture, Emergency Index, Cool Hunting, Gothamist, Artist News, Posture Magazine, T Magazine, Frieze Magazine, The Creator’s Project, The L Magazine, Artnet News, Beautiful Decay, Vogue Italia among others.
Creating platforms for others to shine is a quintessential aspect of her practice. Through her creations Animamus Art Salon (founded 2011) and Performance Anxiety (founded 2012), she has worked with over 200+ artists curating and facilitating happenings, exhibitions, lectures and residencies on their behalf.