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Amoros Grimanesa

Grimanesa Amoros is an interdisciplinary artist with diverse interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory, which have greatly influenced her work. She often makes use of sculpture, video, lighting and sound to create works that illuminate our notions of personal identity and community. Amoros utilizes her art as an agent for empowerment to involve viewers from all different backgrounds and communities. She is an American, born in Lima, Peru and currently living and working in New York City. AmorĪƒs studied at The Art Students League (1984-1988) and Private Ateliers in Lima, Peru (1981-1983).