Grimanesa Amorós is an interdisciplinary artist with diverse interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory. Each has greatly influenced her work.
Grimanesa makes use of sculpture, video, and lighting to create works that illuminate our notions of personal identity and community. She uses her art as an agent for empowerment to involve viewers from all different backgrounds and communities.
Born in Lima, Peru, Grimanesa lives and works in New York City.