For Romero, culture is always in transit and she explores the identity and traditions that Mexican immigrants carry with them in journeys to the United States, often using cars and car parts as symbolic of this movement. In the work Geografias (2017), mirrored discs point to ideas of revelation and reflection. As with her other works, it acts as a window to the past and a safeguard of memory against time and movement.
While these journeys inform her work directly, she is interested in broader ideas around migration related to the human condition. Romero’s work is “A fusion made of acceptance and resistance, contribution and recycling. Endless movement in our culture of colonisation.”
|Medium||7 convex safety mirrors with vinyl|
|Credit Line||IMMA Collection: Purchase, 2020, 2020|
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