ESPERANZA CORTEZ
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ESPERANZA CORTES IS A COLOMBIAN BORN NEW YORK BASED
MULTIDISCIPLINARY ARTIST. HER PASSION FOR THE FOLK ART
TRADITIONS, ART RITUALS, MUSIC AND DANCE OF LATIN
AMERICA, THE CARIBBEAN AND AFRICA AND THEIR
CONTINUOUS EVOLVING CHANGES ARE AT THE CORE OF
HER INSTALLATIONS AND INTERVENTIONS.
CORTES IS A RECENT RECIPIENT OF A JOAN MITCHELL FOUNDATION
2014 PAINTING AND SCULPTURE GRANT AND SHE HAS BEEN
AWARDED RESIDENCIES AT PS 1, SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK,
BROOKLYN CHILDRENS MUSEUM AND THE FOUNTAINHEAD
RESIDENCY, MIAMI, FL.