Vera Saldivar de Lira (AGS, Mexico, b. 1993) is a lens based visual artist currently living and working in Brooklyn, New York. She holds a BA in Architecture from ITESM Campus Aguascalientes and an MFA in Advanced Photographic Studies from the International Center of Photography-Bard College, New York. Vera has been recipient of the Arnold Newman Scholarship (2017-2018) and a Director's Fellowship (2018-2020.) Her works explore her relationship with architectural and physical space, alienation and dissociation, as well as the materiality of photography and the relationship between the body in the process of image-making by using the camera as a tool to confront agoraphobia and self-awareness. Vera works mainly with photography, She also uses video, artist books, installation, printmaking and textiles.
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