Memento: Artist Talk with Adriana Corral
|Location||Holocaust Museum Houston | Zoom|
|Date||Thu, Aug 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm|
Adriana Corral’s sculptures and installations are framed by human rights abuses and historical narratives through memory and erasure. Corral’s work is rooted by her experiences from her birthplace of El Paso, Texas in which she examines the nuances of immigration, citizenship, economic trade, labor, public health, and policies from a local to national and international level.
Corral received her MFA from the University of Texas at Austin and completed her BFA at the University of Texas at El Paso. Corral was awarded a LATINX Artist Fellowship (2021), Harpo Foundation Award (2020), Artadia Award (2019), she was invited to attend the 106th session of the Working Group on Enforced and Involuntary disappearances at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland (2015) and was selected for the Joan Mitchell Foundation Emerging Artist Grant (2016). Corral attended the McDowell Residency (2014), Künstlerhaus Bethanien Residency in Berlin, Germany (2016), the International Artist-in-Residence at Artpace (2016), was a fellow at Black Cube, a Nomadic Art Museum (2017), an artist research fellow at the Archives of American Art and History at the Smithsonian Institution (2018), an Artist-in-Residence at the Joan Mitchell Center (2018) and will be participating in Prospect 5 New Orleans: Yesterday we said Tomorrow (2021).
Admission is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is required to receive the private Zoom link.
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