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Alida Velea is part of a typology of artists interested in exploring their cultural identity and traditions. She is involved in presenting historical events and analyzes how they continue to have an impact on the present. In an era with a huge technological evolution, her works can be seen as a contemporary representation of what is important to preserve.



She approaches a figurative style, which she considers part of her national identity. Sometimes, she combines the traditional approach of drawing and painting with new technologies using digital collages or films to bring authentic models from the past to the present.

She approaches a figurative style, which she considers part of her national identity. Sometimes, she combines the traditional approach of drawing and painting with new technologies using digital collages or films to bring authentic models from the past to the present.



She constantly translates mental images, related to events and feelings, into different visual forms that carry messages; the used mediums represent a natural way of expressing and illustrating the worlds she perceives.



She lives in Bucharest, in an old neighbourhood, in the vicinity of the National Botanical Garden, from where she sometimes takes her inspiration.