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Transpacific Borderlands Artist Profiles

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Sandra Nakamura

Born 1981 in Lima, Peru; lives and works in Lima

Working with everyday materials and situations, Sandra Nakamura creates temporary, site-specific interventions in which she seeks to actively engage the public in sociopolitical investigations. She has done projects for Centro Abierto, Peru; Biennial of the Americas, Denver, Colorado; CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco; and Cuenca Biennial, Ecuador. She has received several grants, including a 2016 award from the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) in the Emerging Artists category, and has been an artist-in-residence at the Basque Center-Museum of Contemporary Art, Spain; Community Museum Project, Hong Kong; and Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu, Japan. Nakamura holds an MFA from the Bauhaus Universität Weimar, Germany.

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