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Art & Adventure with PJ Ortiz Luis

The online portfolio of Pacifico "PJ" Ortiz Luis, a storyteller utilizing different mediums of art including film photography, dance, and performance poetry.




Photo of Installation:




Pacifico "PJ" Ortiz Luis, also known as pacificYO on stage, is a multimedia artist that takes inspiration from performance art and nature.  Through his experience and accomplishments as a performance artist, his work is designed to be interactive and to cater to a live audience.  The works themselves are designed to evoke an emotion as  if the visual works were being performed at a live show. While he has grown a reputation on Instagram through photography, his primary art medium will always be dance. He also will often express himself through other visual and performing arts such as embroidery and beatboxing.

Locally, his work has taken residence on the walls at Splash Wine Lounge, and has been featured in the Adams Avenue Art Festival.  It was also utlized in Balboa Park's Instagram account as part of an Instagram Takeover campaign.  Internationally, one of his pieces was featured in El Comercio, a peruvian publication; AdWeek; and the Instagram Booth at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in Cannes, France.


About the Installation..

Title: Brain Storm

Medium: Mixed Materials

Desription: Brain Storm is a contribution to the ongoing pop-up art coutnermovement to traditional galleries. The content itself is determined by how each experiencer perceives the installation. It is essentially a blank canvas for self-expression where the intent of the artist does not matter as much as the interpretation of the experiencer. Thus the experiencer can be the artist and develop their own meaning.