Tirza Ixmucané

Country of Origin: Guatemala

Tirza Yanira Ixmucané Saloj Oroxom, Mayan K’iche, born in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. Illustrator, muralist, plastic artist, and audiovisual producer, her style is characterized by the use of vibrant colors, contrasting mixtures, textures, and organic shapes. Co-founder of Colectiva Lemow, she has taken part in several Guatemalan short films as Art and Sound Director. She qualified for Talents Guadalajara, Mexico 2020. Through her art and audiovisual productions, she addresses subjects related to social interest, equity, and ancestral heritage. She uses art as a way of conciliation, advocacy, and transformation, as well as an opening discussion

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