Diyi Laañ was born in Buenos Aires in 1927. Along with her husband Gyula Kosice, she was one of the signers of the MADI Manifesto. She participated in the collective MADI expositions in the 1940’s and 1950’s and contributed poetry and stories as well as art to Arte MADI. She also collaborated in its publication.
MADI is a great artistic adventure, and perhaps, the only existing movement which can justify half a century of existence. MADI is more than an avant-garde movement; it has an underlying wave with several and differing offspring. It is the slow-paced growth of a tectonic plate in the history of art. Indeed, since art and environment are perveived as the fusion of two cultural phenomena, the progression and expression of both of these blend in everyday life.
From ” MADI: Concept Overview”, Paris, 2004
ROGER NEYRAT | Artist