Lia Chavez
Whether meditating in the caves of the Himalayas, presenting artwork at the Tate, or collaborating with cognitive neuroscientists in the lab, New York-based artist Lia Chavez is passionate about crafting encounters with physical light that usher in deeper forms of enlightenment. Her critically-acclaimed performances and light installations ask probing questions about the nature of mystical experience, scientific discovery, and the timeless challenge of balancing mental awareness with embodied existence.