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Grimanesa Amoros at Tongji University College of Design and Innovation

The Peruvian artist has been presented at one of the most important institutions of Shanghai.

Grimanesa Amorós at Tongji University College of Design and Innovation
On Monday, November 7th Grimanesa Amorós opened her first exhibition at University College of Design and Innovation. Grimanesa Amorós is an interdisciplinary light sculpture artist with diverse interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory. She makes use of sculpture, video, and light to create works that illuminate our notions of personal identity and community. She is a TEDGlobal 2014 guest speaker, a recipient of the NEA Visual Artist Fellowship, NEA Artist Travel Grant, and the Art In Embassies Program of the U.S.
Amorós has often drawn upon important Peruvian cultural legacies for inspiration for her large-scale light installations. She often gives talks at museums and universities where her lectures not only attract future artists, but students and faculty engaged with art, science and technology. Amorós, a lighting sculpture artist, has exhibited in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Tongji University College of Design and Innovation,281 Fuxin Road, Shanghai, China.

Grimanesa Amorós en Tongji University College of Design and InnovationLa artista peruana se presenta por primera vez en una de las instituciones más importantes de Shanghai.

Grimanesa Amorós en Tongji University College of Design and Innovation

El pasado lunes siete de noviembre quedó inaugurada a exhibición de Grimanesa Amorós at Tongji University College of Design and Innovation. Grimanesa Amorós es una artista interdisciplinaria, con diferentes intereses en campos como la historia social, la investigación científica y la teoría crítica, que han tenido gran influencia en su trabajo. A menudo utiliza la escultura, el video y la iluminación, para crear trabajos que aclaran nuestras nociones de identidad personal y de comunidad. Amorós utiliza su arte como un elemento de empoderamiento, para involucrar a espectadores de diferentes orígenes y comunidades. Nació en Lima. Vive y trabaja en la ciudad de Nueva York y en el Perú.

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