Amapola Prada, Ciudad de Cuyes, 2015.

Amapola Prada (Peru) in her practice investigates the intimate spaces within human beings and the apparent tensions of collectively engaged individuals to create symbolic works that resonate the social conflicts of everyday life.

Her work has been presented at the San Francisco Art Institute (USA), the Malta Festival Poznań (Poland), Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca (Mexico), Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, among others. She has collaborated with the artist MPA in actions performed at the New Visual Art Performance Biennial PERFORMA 11 and the Whitney Museum of American Art (USA).

Amapola is a recipient of the Franklin Furnace Fund award 2008-09 and her work is part of the collection of Video Americas of the Kadist Foundation. She received a BA in Social Psychology from Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú.

While at Delfina Foundation, Amapola will be working on a new project that will be shown at Mario Testino Museum (MATE) in Lima in 2018.

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