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Óscar Díaz

Óscar Díaz is a Queer Genderfluid refugee born in Soyapango, El Salvador. Their recent work explores the Salvadoran New York diaspora and constructions of post-war El Salvador through an application of “grencho” home aesthetics, their own familial history and a method of tracing a cartography of transnationalism through the internet. They work in installation, photography, digital media, text, video, sound and performance. Recent exhibitions include PERFORMEANDO at Queens Museum in NYC, gallery > 53 at Sullivan Galleries at School of The Art Institute of Chicago, The Wrong: New Digital Art Biennale, The Intangible to Tangible at the Kunstraum Walcheturm in Zürich, Switzerland and Signs Adrift: Borrowed, Bartered, and Stolen at The Bakehouse Art Complex in Miami. You can read an interview with the artist conducted by César Vega Magallón in Motherlands. You can also learn more about all the pieces you see here on the their website

Óscar Díaz, "Happy El Salvador", (2015)
Óscar Díaz, “Happy El Salvador”, (2015)
Óscar Díaz, "Peluches", (2015)
Óscar Díaz, “Peluches”, (2015)
Óscar Díaz, documentation of the performance "Mal de Amores (Mercedes)", (2015)
Óscar Díaz, documentation of the performance “Mal de Amores (Mercedes)”, (2015)
Óscar Díaz, video still from the installation "De: Para", (2015)
Óscar Díaz, video still from the installation “De: Para”, (2015)
Óscar Díaz, still from the performance art lecture "Down Suffolk Ave", (2015)
Óscar Díaz, still from the performance art lecture “Down Suffolk Ave”, (2015)
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