Lorella Di Cintio & Jonsara Ruth

Lorella Di Cintio & Jonsara Ruth | Room 206

The artists’ installation works transform the perception and experience of places. They intervene with existing spaces aiming to re-contextualize settings and historical meaning. Frequently, political and ethical viewpoints are melded within the beauty of the surface, space or object.

Since 1997, Di Cintio and Ruth’s collaborative work addresses notions of dormancy, anonymity of makers and interior landscapes. Their work is exhibited in museums, galleries and private collections. Di Cintio is a full-time professor at Ryerson University, Faculty of Communication and Design, School of Interior Design. She has been educated in Canada, United States, and Europe in the fields of Interior Design, Architecture, Arts Education, Urban Planning, and Philosophy. Ruth is the director of MFA Interior Design, School of Constructed Environments, Parsons the New School for Design and the lead designer and director of furniture design for Q Collection in New York. She holds a Masters of Architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA in Industrial Design from Rhode Island School of Design.

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