Sustainability as an art practice- With Diana Lopez Soto


Live on CIUT 89.5 FM

Airing Date: July 10, 2024
Host/ Producer: Nicole Inica Hamilton

Assistant Production Manager: Amber Downie-Back


Featured Guest(s): Diana Lopez Soto

On this episode, multidisciplinary artist Diana Lopez Soto opens up about sustainability, and how culture, heritage, and relationship to earth inform her practice.

About Diana Lopez Soto:

Diana Lopez Soto is an award-winning multidisciplinary Mexican/Canadian artist, mother and land  caretaker. She has presented and exhibited her work nationally and  internationally in France, Panama, Mexico, Costa Rica, the USA and Canada.  She produces and co-produces site-specific performances, vertical dance, art  installations and experimental film. Her interest in sustainable practices inform  the direction of her collaborations and offerings. Diana’s love for material,  physics and body/space connections informs her rigging designs and structures,  installations and sculptural sets that come to life through her movement  explorations. In 2028 and 2019, thanks to the Canada Arts Council for the  Arts, Diana participated in the Guapamacataro Art and Ecology residency, the  Vancouver International Vertical Dance Summit and the ‘Ritual de las  Aguadoras’ with the Tirindikua family from the Barrio de Santo Santiago  Michoacan. Diana is co-creator of Land Embodiment Lab with Coman Poon,  member of Vanguardia Dance Projects and collaborates with Hercinia Arts,  Femme du Feu, Look Up Theatre and Victoria Mata.

📷Diana Lopez Soto by Vita Cooper