Are You Ok? is an on-going performance piece whereby Wright goes into the streets and cries while capturing the responses of those passing by. The project explores the concept of social structure and tests our rules of behavior within different systems. The artist sees each performance as a social experiment analyzing empathy and the individuals […]
A Quinceañera, a party in the celebration of a girl’s fifteenth birthday in Latin America cultures, is a coming-of-age celebration that traditionally, announces the girl is ready for marriage. It resembles a wedding in scale, significance and cost, and the aesthetic is unique and quite pronounced; fantasy, princess-like, and expensive. Miami has one of the […]
Inspired by Reinaldo Arena’s line, I scream, therefore I exist, from his memoir, “Before Night Falls,” Wright went into bodies of water and screamed under the surface of the water while simultaneously capturing the scenes above.
Created in response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Deep Water Horizon depicts Wright rolling her naked body down a filthy, glass-strewn back alley in Miami during the middle of the night—as a way to feel the equivalent of something that seemed so far away. Through Be and Deep Water Horizon, […]