María Adela Díaz, was born in Guatemala in 1973. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles California. Her art expresses the essence and sublimity of women. She aims to seduce nature within an everyday context and attempts to transform the observer into a part of her own work. Through different media, such as installations, video-performance, Maria Adela uses her body as the medium to convey her objections to political deception, patriarchal societies and discriminating philosophies. She has exhibited in Guatemala, New York City, México, Paris, she has participated internationally in Estrecho Dudoso, Teorética (Costa Rica, 2006) The Caribbean Biennial (República Dominicana, 2001) Her work is included in the anthology “Imagining Ourselves: Global Voices from a New Generation of Women”, published in San Francisco by the International Museum of Women in 2006.