In “HAILEEN” (2015) Artist Haiiileen creates a transformative narrative in the form of multiple rooms, inspired by her travels, lust and sexuality she takes on a more refined approach to performance art spaces creating a deeper meaning to each room. The first room is a bonsai garden with trees, a flowing river, and colors reminiscent of a japanese sunrise. The second room is a transformation chamber where hair stylists and makeup artists await to makeover guests. The third room is a game show room which has a performance pieces inspired by anime and japanese video games. Last but not least, the fourth room is a seduction room riddled with a dominatrix theme. Haiiileen left her own phone number in advertisements pasted all over the walls of the room for those “seeking therapy.” Throughout the entire event people were calling, leaving her voicemails and text messages with their concerns and heartfelt messages.
In “Bitches Be Trippin” (2014) Artist Haiiileen uses a multi-layered, multi-sensory environment, and her background in fashion, installations, and performance art pieces to create a four-room interactive experience in which participants enter into an acid beach themed room that takes them on a transformational trip where stylists are ready to transform guests at makeup and nail stations. After their makeover guests are ushered into a neon glow in the dark lounge which takes them to the end of their journey through the acid beach. Guests can then can capture their acid trip to keep a trippy memory at the interactive photo booth in the fourth and last room.
“Alisa vs Alisa” is another digital editorial curation developed by Artist Haiiileen for Z!NK Magazine. Shot in Tokyo Japan in collaboration with Japanese model Alisa Ueno and photographer Gianfranco Bianchi. Haiiileen captures the essence of digital reality merged with the fashion world using Japanese culture as her source of inspiration.
Artist Haiiileen in collaboration with 3TEETH translates the foundation of music from one of their first albums to create a digital editorial for Z!NK Magazine. Inspired by their experimental metal sounds Haiiileen teams up with Gianfranco Bianchi, photographer and animator, to create a digital world that embodies the unorthodox industrial sounds of 3TEETH.
Artist Haiiileen uses disco balls and metallic fringe curtains to create a texture of different layers and colors creating an effect of disco balls swimming in seaweed for this installation at Club Space.
Artist Haiiileen displays her love of color and disco balls through her captivating design, other worldly visuals and whimsical stimulation of the senses in her New Year’s installation for Jamie Jones part of a year long series and residency at Club Space.
A performance piece inspired by the photographic series “Acid Trees.” In this series creatively produced and developed by Artist Haiiileen, she utilizes acrylic paint on real palm trees to transform each palm by hand. Inspired by her love for still life, Haiiileen captures this colorful series of trees playing with our perception of nature and reality.
“Hypnotic” (2016) a special performance art piece by Artist Haiiileen in which she utilizes one of her many set designs and multiple layers of fabric to create a wormhole effect in black and white hypnotic patterns inside the installation. As part of the art piece, Haiiileen transforms herself into a character of optical illusion and uses her background in fashion to create a look that blends into the performance simultaneously creating a series of stills and videos based on the piece.
Creative Director / Producer / Artist: Aileen Quintana for Marc Jacob Beauty
Graphics / Photography: Gianfranco Bianchi
Model: Allegra Preuss @ Wilhelmina Models for Z!Nk Magazine 2014
“Trippin Daisy” is concept inspired by Marc Jacobs “Beauty” and Haiiileen’s use of vaporwave. She directed and produced this beauty editorial for a publication in Z!NK Magazine using graphics and animation in collaboration with Gianfranco Bianchi.
Performance metallic art installation inside the first level of Electric Pickle Miami 2015
On the first floor of the electric pickle, Artist Haiiileen creates a metallic world, covering everything in aluminum including herself in an aluminum foil dress, in addition she placed a static piece inside the space which transforms the room into her “messages from the beyond” playing with reflection and experimenting with fashion and imagery creating a beautiful and elaborate aluminum room made to dazzle and electrify the senses.