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Sara Flores

Born in 1950

Overview

Sara Flores is one of the leading contemporary practitioners of the enigmatic visual language of kené design. Hailing from the Shipibo-Conibo communities of the Amazon rainforest of Peru, Flores' creative process adheres to the principles of a deeply ritualized artistic heritage, while exploring new grounds for post-colonial representation of Indigenous contemporary art. In a continuous interplay between tradition and innovation, the artist's creations serve as gateways to ancient knowledge syst...Read more