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Carlos Zapata 'Diaspora'

Ani­ma Mun­di are proud to present Dias­po­ra’, a solo exhi­bi­tion of sculp­ture and instal­la­tion by Car­los Zapata.

Zapata’s idiosyncratic sculpture and installation deals with many challenging and potent themes ranging from poverty, conflict, religion and race, yet paradoxically, the overriding characteristics of the work are of empathy and compassion.

Zapata’s singular work draws from folk and tribal art traditions from all over the world, particulary from South America. An indigenous populous and the trade routes and traditions that have fed it over the centuries continue to offer a rich seam of inspiration, however many of his sculptures have evolved from personal experience of living in a foreign land and from his home country where civil issues continue to trouble its people.

Carlos Zapata is a Colombian artist born in 1963. He currently lives near Falmouth, Cornwall UK. Works have been exhibited internationally and are held in numerous private collections and museums around the world.