By María Peña
This piece draws its inspiration from Jack Goldingham’s writing. It portrays summer as an aspiration, a radiant moment that signifies leaving behind the harshness and adversity. However, in Afghanistan, they remain trapped in the enduring winter of war, which lingers in people’s memories and occasionally obstructs their ability to embark on a new path.
2020 – Mixed media on canvas
80 x 80 cm
María Peña Coto, known as Mapecoo, is a Spanish artist (Oviedo, 1989) graduated in Fine Arts at the Complutense University of Madrid, with periods in Sao Paulo and London. Her artworks now have a strong social content and multicultural influences. They are also fuelled by personal experiences. María has exhibited, led art projects and held art residencies in New York, Lisbon, Bandung (Indonesia), Beijing, London, Port Prince (Haiti), Madrid, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) and Paris, among others.
Awards and residencies
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