Cynthia Loris is creating visual interventions. art.
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Welcome!

I am Cynthia Loris, a visual interventionist. I act as a liberator exactly where others get stuck.

I haven’t always been like this, I was stuck, as well. One day, my whole world came crushing down, so I jumped out of my life through the bathroom window (literally) and began the journey I am going to tell you all about.

As a child, I was afraid of paintings. My tall room walls were full of works and old orthodox icons, all surveyed by a green Christ with a blue beard and red eyes painted in the 60s by a friend of my father’s. They all frightened me, I believed those figures to be alive observing me from inside, and calling me into a world I did not understand back then. I thought the painter caught live beings and locked them down into paintings. Thus, when I was around six or seven, decided better to start writing than painting. Unfortunately life made me silent, I got lost in routine, meaningless jobs.

In 2018, after my mother’s sudden death due to a misdiagnosis, I started speaking again, but this time with my hands, and not with my pen. I started visually intervening in spaces, objects, lives, shifting everything into a game of meanings, colours and words.

I even painted my mother's grave.

Everything can change, be it a canvas or a human. Nothing is static, it all comes and goes. Life is an intervention into the contemporary, all is ephemeral and must be freed. Nothing belongs to us. Play is the core of existence. Although many discouraged me about painting, I never gave up.


I keep my pens and paints into a wooden crate from the Second World War that I found in an attic. My art must fight for something, change wrongdoings and make a difference. My last exhibition, held in December 2018 at the Romanian House of Parliament in Bucharest, was a huge success. It targeted the domestic violence phenomenon that we have in Romania.

Being a DV survivor myself, I wanted to change the way people perceive those who undergo such trauma. The idea for this series of works came to me in 2016 at the Forensic Medicine, while a nurse measured my lesions with a ruler. Then I asked myself HOW MANY KM2 OF LESIONS DID THE FORENSIC MEDICINE RULER MEASURE? ... this became the exhibition title. Before the exhibition, I returned and asked the doctor for this ruler. He gave it to me. I made a collage with it and this is how the series rose a lot of interest.

I am a proud mother of a four-year-old boy. We have only each other and a white deaf cat, called Zinc. We are about to embark on a new journey to make a decent life for ourselves, which will allow us to be together, in a safe environment, where I will continue my art projects (which I will describe in detail) and help other women in need. This is where you come in, to make these projects possible and become helpers, too.

And yes, I had it right as a kid: artists do create beings, time and universes, and hide them in their works where they coexist and merge. Artists can change the world. You can, too.


Here are some links for you:
Cynthia Loris Facebook Page
Appeareance on national news - TVR

I will keep updating with posts, videos and photos, so stay close by!
Thank you so much for your time and interest!

Welcome!

I am Cynthia Loris, a visual interventionist. I act as a liberator exactly where others get stuck.

I haven’t always been like this, I was stuck, as well. One day, my whole world came crushing down, so I jumped out of my life through the bathroom window (literally) and began the journey I am going to tell you all about.

As a child, I was afraid of paintings. My tall room walls were full of works and old orthodox icons, all surveyed by a green Christ with a blue beard and red eyes painted in the 60s by a friend of my father’s. They all frightened me, I believed those figures to be alive observing me from inside, and calling me into a world I did not understand back then. I thought the painter caught live beings and locked them down into paintings. Thus, when I was around six or seven, decided better to start writing than painting. Unfortunately life made me silent, I got lost in routine, meaningless jobs.

In 2018, after my mother’s sudden death due to a misdiagnosis, I started speaking again, but this time with my hands, and not with my pen. I started visually intervening in spaces, objects, lives, shifting everything into a game of meanings, colours and words.

I even painted my mother's grave.

Everything can change, be it a canvas or a human. Nothing is static, it all comes and goes. Life is an intervention into the contemporary, all is ephemeral and must be freed. Nothing belongs to us. Play is the core of existence. Although many discouraged me about painting, I never gave up.


I keep my pens and paints into a wooden crate from the Second World War that I found in an attic. My art must fight for something, change wrongdoings and make a difference. My last exhibition, held in December 2018 at the Romanian House of Parliament in Bucharest, was a huge success. It targeted the domestic violence phenomenon that we have in Romania.

Being a DV survivor myself, I wanted to change the way people perceive those who undergo such trauma. The idea for this series of works came to me in 2016 at the Forensic Medicine, while a nurse measured my lesions with a ruler. Then I asked myself HOW MANY KM2 OF LESIONS DID THE FORENSIC MEDICINE RULER MEASURE? ... this became the exhibition title. Before the exhibition, I returned and asked the doctor for this ruler. He gave it to me. I made a collage with it and this is how the series rose a lot of interest.

I am a proud mother of a four-year-old boy. We have only each other and a white deaf cat, called Zinc. We are about to embark on a new journey to make a decent life for ourselves, which will allow us to be together, in a safe environment, where I will continue my art projects (which I will describe in detail) and help other women in need. This is where you come in, to make these projects possible and become helpers, too.

And yes, I had it right as a kid: artists do create beings, time and universes, and hide them in their works where they coexist and merge. Artists can change the world. You can, too.


Here are some links for you:
Cynthia Loris Facebook Page
Appeareance on national news - TVR

I will keep updating with posts, videos and photos, so stay close by!
Thank you so much for your time and interest!

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