Alicia Paz presents paintings and installations that explore fluidity and change through water, and how these notions can act as positive forces for female identity.

Combining influences from social history with fiction and fantasy, Alicia Paz explores the metaphorical dimension and rich symbolism of the sea, estuaries and rivers, considering them as areas of movement, exchange, transition, and renewal.

The title 'River Makers' references the long history of water management and the legacy of historical European migration to areas such as the Fens, and the Isle of Axholme neighbouring the River Trent in North Lincolnshire – specifically the Dutch and French Huguenot colonies that were involved in the draining of the marshlands to create the landscape we know today.

River Makers is curated by Lassla Esquivel, founder of Periferia Projects, and has been generously supported by Arts Council England.

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