KAREN LORENA PARKER describes the soul of a modern woman with her technical and conceptual prowess. Pulp Fiction Politics are referenced in NRA Question Period — literally depicts the perverse popular American opinion that gun violence can be solved by everyone being armed. A romanticized Dystopian future that screams out for human rights and dignities; a vibrantly colored piece Attack of 230ft Lady Justice features a righteous goddess wobbling over Manhattan Financial District. This B-movie pop-culture reference speaks of what Parker describes as Corporate greed threatening the future of society and environment alike.
Born in Chile, her mother fled to Chile from the Nazi war, then Parker’s family left the Pinochet regime to build a peaceful Canadian life in Alberta. Defining experiences & immigrant upbringing informs her conceptual work, which explores fear of propaganda, injustice, corporate greed. She reimagines the medias view of sci-fi, popular culture, and examines archetypes for conversation. A satiric play at poignant subject matter, she translates divisive outrage to inviting dialogue.