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Doris Salcedo, Installation at International Istanbul Biennial, Salcedo's idea was to create a "topography of war"--not tied to a specific historical event, but to war in general. wooden chairs piled high between two buildings in central Istanbul.

Atrabiliario. Doris Salcedo one of a series, the shoes had belonged to women who "disappeared " in Argentia

doris salcedo ATRABILIARIOS shoes are encased in a row of wall alcoves, behind…

Doris Salcedo. Atrabilarios (detalle), 1992-2004

The artist is the first winner of this award, which will be delivered in April

La Casa Viuda IV - Doris Salcedo - 1994 - 21322

Doris Salcedo uses commonplace materials to create powerful works that address the importance of remembrance and mourning.

Dorris Salcedo | Untitled, 8th International Istanbul Biennial | 1,550 wooden chairs

Doris Salcedo, 1550 Chairs Stacked Between Two City Buildings, Istanbul Biennial 2003

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Shibboleth by Doris Salcedo at the Tate Modern. "This 548-foot-long crack created in the floor of the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, London, drew attention to the postcolonial fissures in society that persist today."

Doris Salcedo, The Unilever Series: Doris Salcedo: Shibboleth Tate Modern: Exhibition 9 October 2007 – 6 April 2008

Doris Salcedo, Whose Art Honors Lives Lost, Gets a Retrospective in Chicago - NYTimes.com

Doris Salcedo, Whose Art Honors Lives Lost, Gets a Retrospective in Chicago

Abyss

Doris Salcedo uses commonplace materials to create powerful works that address the importance of remembrance and mourning.

Doris Salcedo

david__john"Abyss" installation by Doris Salcedo "extended the brick ceiling of a gallery in Turin’s Castello di Rivoli nearly to the floor"

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