Adriana Corral’s interdisciplinary, research-based practice explores memory, loss, human rights abuses, and unwritten histories. Often working across international borders, she probes state and national archives for primary documents and collaborates with historians, anthropologists, journalists, gender scholars, human rights attorneys, and the families of the victims of injustice to amass information that materializes into performances, sculptures, installations, paintings and drawings. Corral presents this work to facilitate the restitution of memory, to stand witness to the past in order to empower humane acts in the present and future.
(Excerpt and image above selected from grant proposal. Image Courtesy of MASS MoCA. Artwork is copyright of the artist.)