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ABOUT ME

My name is Carolina Fontoura Alzaga, Caro for short. I am a Mexican-Brazilian artist, founder of Facaro, a multidisciplinary art studio, and creator of Connect and Lucienne, my two series of "lighting sculptures".

The Connect series has been featured in LA Times, American Craft magazine, Luxe Magazine, and appeared in Architectural Digest and New York Times, to name a few. Connect has been commissioned for residential and commercial spaces in 13 countries and has been exhibited in the Comme des Garçons Trading Museum in Japan.

Lucienne, her award-winning “lighting sculpture” series that illuminates the possibility of a better world, launched in the winter of 2023. Inspired by an Art Deco glass rod chandelier owned by her late mother, Alzaga’s series explores form, scale, and the power of visionary thinking through multiple editions, including the award-winning “Aurea” and now “Devenir.”

Lucienne continues the socio-political themes and introspective self portrait established in Connect.

I am based in Los Angeles, California, where I produce artwork in my South LA art studio.

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Who established our ideas of value and beauty, form and function?

To what or whose benefit?

Who benefits from our disconnection to ourselves and to each other?

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