Alumna Natalia Viera Salgado in conversation with María Adela Díaz

Photo of María Adela Díaz
(Image: Photo by Emily Lang)

Thursday, February 11, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

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María Adela Díaz in conversation with Natalia Viera Salgado, assistant curator of Visual Arts.

Join live on Instagram from your cell phone, or watch on YouTube after, for a series of conversations with the contemporary artists of Joaquín Orellana: The Spine of Music to bring Americas Society's Visual Arts public programs to your home. Every other Wednesday this month, contemporary artists will dialogue with the Visual Arts department about their work and practice.

About the artist:

For nearly two decades, Guatemalan native and international performance artist Maria Adela Diaz has used her body and various media to explore the complex essence and sublimity of a woman’s nature. Diaz’s work raises objections to patriarchal values, political deception and discriminatory ideologies, employing video performance and installation Diaz’s seduces and provokes the observer within unexpected, everyday contexts. The artist has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions in venues around the world, including the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Ex Teresa Arte Actual in Mexico City, and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in San Jose, Costa Rica, Italy, Croatia among others. Diaz currently resides in Los Angeles, where she works as an Art director.

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