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Grimanesa Amorós

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Grimanesa Amorós

 

Grimanesa Amorós is an interdisciplinary artist with diverse interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory, Through her art she conveys an ephemeral wonder, entrancing the viewers from all different backgrounds and communities to become agents of empowerment . She makes use of sculpture, video, and lighting to create works that illuminate our notions of personal identity and community. Light is one of her primary materials because it creates presence without physicality. In many occasions, it can be easily taken for granted, since much of what humans perceive comes from light, yet even that which is apparent can be mysterious. Amoros is always looking for the instance when light, is in its changing forms, makes us contemplate and experience an ordinary circumstance in a different way. She uses her art as an agent for empowerment to involve viewers from all different backgrounds and communities.

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