Mrs Emília Rigová
Country of residence
Mathej Bel University, Banská Bystrica
Emília Rigová (born 1980) is a visual artist from the Slovak Republic. In addition to her art work, she teaches art courses (object, multi-media, inter-media) at Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. For Rigová, an object in the form of an installation or as a performance or a site-specific intervention is a basic element of her art language. Further, she expresses herself through 2D interface of a computer graphics,with reference to of classical painting. Concerning the content of her work, she explores intersubjective emotion modified by a specific social-cultural environment.The last five years, her work deals with the topic of internal and external construction of Romani identity and the appropriation of the Romani body in the long history of European culture.