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ACRYLIC: a painting process involving fast-drying paints composed of pigments suspended within an acrylic polymer emulsion.

ALGORITHM: is a procedure or formula for solving a problem, based on conducting a sequence of specified actions. A computer program can be viewed as an elaborate algorithm. In the most general sense, an algorithm is a series of instructions telling a computer how to transform a set of facts about the world into useful information. The facts are data, and the useful information is knowledge for people, instructions for machines or input for yet another algorithm.

ANNEXUS: tied, fastened or bound on or to, connected, attached, annexed, having been connected.

AVANT-GARDE: refers to people or works that are experimental or innovative avant-garde refers to a pushing of the boundaries of what is accepted as the norm or the status quo. Many artists have aligned themselves with the avant- garde movement and still continue to do so.

BIOGRAPHY: a detailed description of a person's life. It involves more than just the basic facts like education, work, relationships, and death; it portrays a person's experience of these life events.

CANVAS: is one of the most commonly used supports for painting. It consists of strong unbleached cloth, usually of hemp or flax, fixed over a wooden framework.

CAPITALISM: an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit. The real economic system of the earth.

CONCEPTUAL ART:  the idea or concept is the most important aspect of the work. When an artist uses a conceptual form of art, it means that all of the planning and decisions are made beforehand and the execution is a perfunctory affair.

COPYRIGHT: a bunch of rights in certain creative material such as text, artistic works, music, computer programs, sound recordings and films. The copyright owner has the right to control how their material is used.

CYBERPUNK: is a sub-genre of science fiction that features advanced science and technology in an urban, dystopian future.  On one side you have powerful mega-corporations and private security forces, and on the other you have the dark and gritty underworld of illegal trade, gangs, drugs, and vice.  In between all of this is politics, corruption, and social upheaval. characterized by countercultural antiheroes trapped in a dehumanized, high-tech future.

DICTATORSHIP: form of government in which one person or a small group possesses absolute power without effective constitutional limitations. 

DREAMS: are stories and images that our minds create while we sleep. They can be entertaining, fun, romantic, disturbing, frightening, and sometimes bizarre.

EXPRESSIONISM ABSTRACT: broad movement in American painting that began in the late 1940s and became a dominant trend. It is often characterized by gestural brush-strokes or mark-making, and the impression of spontaneity. The varied work produced by the Abstract Expressionists resists definition as a cohesive style; instead, these artists shared an interest in using abstraction to convey strong emotional or expressive content.

FAKE NEWS: is news or stories created to deliberately misinform or deceive readers. Fake newsis often created to influence views or for political motives.

FUTURE: the time or a period of time following the moment of speaking or writing; time regarded as still to come.

GENESIS: the first book of the Bible, is an account of the creation of the world, the early history of humanity, Israel's ancestors, and the origins of the Jewish people.

GLOBAL WARMING: is the long-term heating of Earth’s climate system observed since the pre-industrial period (between 1850 and 1900) due to human activities, primarily fossil fuel burning, which increases heat-trapping greenhouse gas levels in Earth’s atmosphere. 

GLUE: an adhesive substance used for sticking objects or materials together.

HEALTHCARE: a serie of paintings made in acrylic that represent a moment of my life, where I don't want to be anymore.

INDIVIDUALISM: is all about taking care of yourself; it is the belief and practice that every person is unique and self-reliant. A belief in individualism also implies that you believe that the government should bud out of your individual affairs.

LETTER TO JHOAN: a project who collects and share memories, thoughts, and feelings about Jhoan and his work.

MEME: is an idea, behavior, or style (meme) that is spread via the Internet, often through social media platforms and especially for humorous purposes and to catch your attention in a very easy form. What is considered a meme may vary across different communities on the Internet and is subject to change over time.

MIGRATION: is the movement of people from one place to another. Migration can be within a country or between countries. Migration can be permanent, temporary or seasonal. Migration happens for a range of reasons. These can be economic, social, political or environmental.

NEMESIS: was the Greek goddess of vengeance, a deity who doled out rewards for noble acts and punishment for evil ones. The Greeks believed that Nemesis didn't always punish an offender immediately but might wait generations to avenge a crime. In English, nemesis originally referred to someone who brought a just retribution, but nowadays people are more likely to see animosity than justice in the actions of a nemesis.

NEO-NOIR:  is a revival of the genre of film noir. The English translation is dark movie, indicating something sinister and shadowy, but also expressing a cinematographic style.

PERFORMANCE ART: relates to artworks that are created through actions performed by the artist or other participants, which may be live or recorded, spontaneous or scripted.

POP ART: art movement that emerged in the 1950s and flourished in the 1960s in America and Britain.  the art of popular culture, It included different styles of painting and sculpture from various countries, but what they all had in common was an interest in mass-media, mass-production and mass-culture.

PRIVACY: is a fundamental right, essential to autonomy and the protection of human dignity, serving as the foundation upon which many other human rights are built. Privacy is essential to who we are as human beings, and we make decisions about it every single day. It gives us a space to be ourselves without judgement, allows us to think freely without discrimination, and is an important element of giving us control over who knows what about us.

QUILTS: is a multi-layered textile, traditionally composed of two or more layers of fibers. Commonly 3 layers are used. These layers include a woven cloth top, a layer of batting or wadding, and a woven back combined using the techniques of quilting.

ROMANTICISM: artistic and intellectual movement which took place in Europe between the late eighteenth and mid-nineteenth centuries.  celebrated the imagination and intuition in the enduring search for individual rights and liberty.

SCULPTURES: an artistic form in which hard or plastic materials are worked into three-dimensional art objects. The designs may be embodied in freestanding objects, in reliefs on surfaces, or in environments ranging from tableaux to contexts that envelop the spectator.

SELECTED WORK: a section in the web where you can choose any series of work based in the tittle of the same artwork.

SHOP STYLE: a section in the website where you can buy used clothes based on the personal style of Jhoan Roa.

SOCIALISM: social and economic doctrine that calls for public rather than private ownership or control of property and natural resources. To be honest it  doesn't work, every country who wanted to use it failed, and all the politicians wants to be socialist to steal like nobody else.

SOCIAL NETWORK: is an online platform which people use to build social networks or social relationships with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.

SPRAY: a device (such as an atomizer or sprayer) by which a spray is dispersed or applied.

TECHNOLOGY: is the skills, methods, and processes used to achieve goals. People can use technology to: Produce goods or services. Carry out goals, such as scientific investigation or sending a spaceship to the moon. Solve problems, such as disease or famine.

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