Doris Salcedo

Colombian (Bogotá, Colombia, 1958)

Doris Salcedo studied art in New York and Bogotá, where she lives and works. Her practice involves interviewing survivors of violence and the families of people killed or vanished in her war-torn native country. She translates that experience into labo


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