Tiffanie Delune is a Paris-born visual artist of French, Belgo-Congolese heritage, living in Lisbon, Portugal. Expanding from an initial focus on personal trauma and childhood experiences, her multi-media practice is instinctively embarking on a wandering. She weaves apparitions in dreams and travel recollections with symbols of her mixed-race family, hints of femininity, and flux of spirituality. Navigating between her shadow self and full of light, movement, and energy forms, Tiffanie is interested in the magic of storytelling that engages conversations and evokes emotions.
Approaching her work with playfulness and an intuitive curiosity, she creates multilayered pieces on cotton canvas, loose linen, and smaller pieces of paper; inviting for a dialogue between the scale and the subject. Letting go of any inhibitions in the choice of materials, she longs for textures, meanings, and a sense of memory from acrylic, pastels, and papers to glitter, threads, loo roll, keys, bags, and dried flowers. In a conflicted world that feels deeply saturated, she specializes sharing a blended, unfiltered narrative in all its depth and authenticity.
“The natural world is center stage to my creativity from constellations to the seas, tales of the African Motherland and visions of hope, untouched places without any form of conditioning, birthing a boundless sense of being. Blooming shapes and rich colors give life to unique characters and dreamscapes that infinitely dance between independence and sexuality, strength and vulnerability, stillness and vitality."
Self-taught, Delune has fully emerged herself into her practice with daily rituals and creative challenges. She has since been exhibited in London, Paris, Lagos, and Los Angeles and featured on Forbes, BBC Radio London, Contemporary And, The Financial Times, and Artsy. Her work is held in various private collections and the permanent collections of the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art in Geneva, Switzerland as well as the Alexandra Cohen Presbyterian Hospital for Women and Newborns in New York.