Look Twice

Diana Contreras a.k.a Didi-Rok isn’t worried about following in the trends that came before her, she’s carving her way through Miami’s art scene, all the while campaigning for the social change we desperately need.
Text by Rony Mo | June 4, 2018 | People

Instead of punching walls in frustration over budget cuts or bullying, Didi-Rok unleashes a fury of paint that yields admiration. And inspiration. Follow the voluptuous curves of the women she depicts on the sides of Wynwood’s most progressive galleries and you’ll notice there’s no inviting gaze on their faces. Instead, your eyes are met with a questioning glare that pleads: “What have you done with your life today?”. The artist’s goal is that you pay attention to the community and not how long the line for complimentary wine and cheese is. And that’s the type of stuff that can change the world and the way you look at it;