Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons

A rising star of the contemporary art world Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons was born in Cuba  has lived in Boston  since early 90s. She works in photography, painting, sculpture, video base approaches , often creating large-scale mixed media installations . Her work address issues of history, race, memory and the complexities of identity formation,in an aesthetically lyrical and sensual way. She has presented solo shows at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, participated in two editions of the Venice Biennale, the First Liverpool Biennial, the Johannesburg Biennial, The Dakar Biennale in Senegal, The Guangzhou Triennial in China, three editions of Havana Biennial. Recently Campos-Pons exhibited a new installation “Alchemy of the Soul . Elixir for the Spirits” at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA