Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa: The House at Kawinal at the New Museum

Working in performance, sculpture, drawing, and printmaking, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa (b. 1978, Guatemala City, Guatemala) creates dreamlike scenes that build on references to literature, folklore, magic, and childhood memories. Engaging fantasy and allegory, Ramírez-Figueroa’s installations combine sculpture and experimental theater to transfigure everyday images and objects into symbolic tableaux. Though the artist’s works often exude a sense of whimsy and playfulness, they also allude to tragic and traumatic events that have shaped the social and political climate of present-day Guatemala.

Start Date

June 6, 2018

End Date

September 9, 2018

Hours

11:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Address

New Museum, 235 Bowery New York, NY 10002

Event Type

Public

More Information

newmuseum.org

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