Adriana Arroyo (*1981) works across a range of media including installation, photography, sculpture and film. Much of her practice makes reference to geological activity, to reveal possible relationships between the movement of the Earth, politics and the fragility of the body and the mind.
Adriana Arroyo, who was born in San Jose, Costa Rica, was a participant at De Ateliers studio programme in Amsterdam 2011-2013. Her film work has been screened at international festivals including Berlinale, Toronto, Canada, International Film Festival, Oberhausen Short Film Festival and Media City in Ontario, Canada. Recent solo exhibitions include Polytropos: Turning Many Ways, Galerie KM, Berlin, How Much Land Does A Man Need?, Despacio Art Centre, San Jose, Costa Rica, Unstable Strata, Teor/éTica, San Jose, Costa Rica. Her work has been shown as part of group exhibitions at Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José, Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, Vienna, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Kunstverein in Hamburg, NICC Antwerp, amongst others. In 2015 Adriana Arroyo received the Emerging Artist Award from Teor/éTica, San Jose, Costa Rica.
From April—June 2021, Adriana Arroyo was a resident at the Makroscope – Zentrum für Kunst und Technik.