This is the last and possibly most shocking piece in the "A Woman's World" series. I was enraged by the ideology that men in Africa believed that raping a virgin would cure them of AIDS. The line under the heading reads, "One female is raped every 26 seconds. One in four is a young girl or an infant."
This is a visual forum for problem solving and discussion for Professor Carlos Llerena Aguirre's students. University of Miami, Coral Gables.
Llerena Aguirre is a Peruvian born artist. He has published drawings, illustrations and woodcuts in international journals, books, magazines, several children’s books, and newspapers. Carlos directs and produces independent documentary films and video art from his Miami-based in-house studio.
He represented Peru and the USA with his woodcuts in the Norsk Internasjonal Grafikk Biennale, Norway. The Jubilam X Internationale Grafik Triennale, Norway The Large Format Print Biennale, Venice Italy, and The Xylon Graphische International Triennale, Switzerland. Hawaii Print Biennale.
Recipient of the Frans Masareel Centrum artist in residence in Belgium, artist in residence in Printmaking Italy, Venice, Italy and the TAKT BERLIN artist residence in the summer of 2016.
He holds an M.F.A., in Cinematography from the University of Miami; an M.F.A., in Art & Design, an A.M., in Art Education from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign , an M.A., in Graphics from Hunter College C.U.N.Y, and a B.F.A. in Advertising Design from the School of Visual Arts.