How does one's culture or ethnicity play in the creativity process? How can we educate others about who we are and where we come from through our creative gifts? This episode's guest is Carolina Mayorga, a visual and performance artist who is based in the Washington, DC area. Carolina will talk about how she infuses her Columbian roots into the art performances that she shares across the country and around the world.
Carolina is a Colombian-born and naturalized American citizen and is a visual and performance artist who has exhibited her work nationally and internationally for the last 18 years. Her work is part of national and international collections and has been reviewed in publications in South America, Europe and the US. Mayorga’s artwork addresses issues of social and political content. Comments on migration, war, identity, translate into video, performance, site-specific installations, and Two-dimensional media in the form of photography and drawing. Future projects include her first solo museum show at the Art Museum of the Americas of the Organization of American States in February of 2019.
You can learn and follow Mayorga by visiting her website at carolinamayorga.com, on Instagram and Twitter at @camayorga1120.
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