In Plain Sight
November 23, 2019 – April 26, 2020
Henry Art Gallery #AtTheHenry #HenryAtHome
This group exhibition engages artists whose work addresses narratives, communities, and histories that are typically hidden or invisible in our public space (both conceptually and literally defined).
Beatriz Cortez imagines possible futures that bring together disparate histories, often dealing with cultural prejudices and biases as difficult conversational starting points, for revision, sustainability, and education. While her work frequently considers history related to her birthplace El Salvador, Cortez’s bicultural perspectives inventively frame her progressive eco-futurism.
Learn more: http://henryart.org/exhibitions/in-plain-sight
Artworks: Beatriz Cortez, “Memory Insertion Capsule”, 2017. Steel, archival materials on video loop. Courtesy of the artist and Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles. Beatriz Cortez, “The Multitude”, 2015. Grow lights, audio on loop. Courtesy of the artist and Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles.