Such as my great uncle, eaten by a shark

Veronica Puche

2014 - 2016

New York, United States; Bogota D.C., Colombia; Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia; Montería, Córdoba, Colombia; Puerto Rico; Managua, Nicaragua

The main source of inspiration for this body of work comes from my family archive of images as well as oral and written histories. I collect, recreate, and merge stories in order to reconfigure them into new narrative possibilities. My pieces are in conversation with my family history, nationality and personal experience resulting in a portrayal of several juxtaposed realities. My dual Colombian and Nicaraguan heritage leads to questions about the complexity of identity in Latin-America.

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