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22 ARTIST PROFILE Alice Zilberberg

Alice Zilberberg


ward-winning photographer and visual artist Alice Zilberberg creates images which are layered with stunning detail; merging her skills in both traditional photography and digital painting to weave intricate narratives within each artwork. Rich with symbolism while also echoing surrealism and baroque art, the artist’s images explore themes such as female power, the natural environment, personal identity and the human condition. Elements of nature and the environment constantly seep into Zilberberg’s work as reality and fantasy seamlessly unite. Wild landscapes, flora and fauna collide and entwine with female forms, celebrating the beauty and strength

I can see the perfect sky is torn, from Oasis series, 2017 photo-illustration, 102 x 152 cm

found within these two great protagonists. For her ‘Oasis’ series the photographer used the backdrop of the desert to explore the lightness and darkness of love. The environment embodies multiple meanings as it envelopes two lovers – alone and isolated, yet together. Born in Tallinn, Estonia, raised in Israel, and now based in Toronto, Canada, she has exhibited in galleries across Canada, the US and Japan. A graduate of Ryerson University’s Photography programme, her work has been displayed in galleries, publications, auction houses, and collections internationally.

Inside Artists - Issue 9  

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