Daniela Ortiz

(Cuzco, Perú, 1985)

They Will Burn with the Flame of the Mother’s Torment and in Ashes Transform, 2021

Oil on canvas and mixed media
243 x 146 cm. (each)

(ENG) The series of banners vindicate religious figures such as Mary Magdalene and the Virgin Mary as what they were; a sex worker and a single mother, reconciling christian spirituality with the reality of those women who have been historically persecuted and abused by power, as well as creating a series of images that create a braided narrative between the experience of Irish women held in the Magdalene Laundries and migrant mother under the violence of contemporary institutional racism.

The banners where first presented in Sirius Arte Center in the city of Cork, Ireland.

(CAST) Esta serie de estandartes reivindican a figuras religiosas como María Magdalena y la Virgen María como lo que fueron; una trabajadora sexual y una madre soltera, reconciliando la espiritualidad cristiana con la realidad de aquellas mujeres que históricamente han sido perseguidas y abusadas por el poder, además de crear una serie de imágenes que forman una narrativa trenzada entre la experiencia de las mujeres irlandesas sometidas en las Lavanderías de las Magdalenas y la situación de las mujeres migrantes que resisten a la violencia del racismo institucional contemporáneo.

Los estandartes fueron presentados por primera vez en Sirius Art Center en la ciudad de Cork, Irlanda.

General view of They Will Burn with the Flame of the Mother’s Torment and in Ashes Transform, 2021 at Sirius Art Center, Cork, Ireland.

Detail view of The eyes of Saint Lucy will force the tyrant to see his ow hell, 2021

Detail view of Massacre of the innocents by the ignominious Parental Alienation Syndrome, 2021

Detail view of Mary Magdalene. The sins of those who impose pain will be never be washed, 2021