The ancient volcano Ilopango is reimagined in this welded steel sculpture.
Beatriz Cortez, Ilopango, The Volcano That Left, 2023, hammered and welded steel, 12 feet high (© Beatriz Cortez, commissioned by EMPAC–Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Storm King Art Center, and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker
The Volcano that Left on Beatriz Cortez’s website
This work at the Storm King Art Center
This work at EMPAC, the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center
Watch “Beatriz Cortez’s Cosmic Art Transcends Time & Space” from PBS
Watch “Beatriz Cortez: The Volcano That Left” from The Brooklyn Rail
Matt Stromberg, “Nomadic Volcano Sculpture Lands at Storm King,” Hyperallergic (2023).