Artist of the Day / lana guerra

          I think I’ll just let lana speak for herself.

“Hairstylist who turned in her clients after 16 years for fabric and foam heads. maybe that is how i see myself now. hahaha

i make any kind of wig, many custom wigs, but when i make my own they all tend to be over the top with bright colors…..and at times my wigs turn into head pieces that are giant bunny rabbits, birds, octopus…..

as for my clothing, usually the same thing, i adore color and prints. things tend to look very circus like, maybe because i love a good circus….or i just want people to be able to have fun very unique one of a kind garments.”

About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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