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Esperanza Cortés:
Tierra Dentro

January 26 - April 8, 2023

Opening Reception: January 26, 5-7pm

Swamp surrounded by ferns and trees

Esperanza Cortés is a Colombian born multidisciplinary artist based in New York City. Cortes’s passion for the mosaic of the Americas, its folk art traditions, rituals, music, dance and their ever evolving changes are at the core of her sculptures, paintings, installations, site-specific projects and interventions. Her artwork examines the extent to which a consciousness, national or personal, defines itself through the opposing force of a transcultural experience. The work is poetically and intricately crafted to encourage the viewer to reconsider social and historical narratives especially when dealing with Colonialism and raises critical questions about the politics of erasure and exclusion.

Artists

Esperanza Cortés

Sponsors

Green Mountain Inn

National Endowment for the Arts

Stackpole & French

Stowe Bee Bakery

Stowe Reporter/Stowetoday.com

Vermont Arts Council

Walter Cerf Community Fund of The Vermont Community Foundation

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