A SUMMER NIGHT ON THE BEACH
Finalist for the National Prize of Visual Arts Trujillo 2017 , Trujillo.
A summer night on the beach brings together elements that symbolize Cristina's childhood and her relationship with her maternal grandmother, who lived in the city of Trujillo, north of Lima. -.
This work narrates the nocturnal encounter of four fish in the sea of Huanchaco beach (Trujillo); fish that for the artist represent her maternal grandmother, her mother, her sister and herself. In the scene, the caballitos de totora  they rest erect, while the golden sea remains in constant activity and its waves shelter the womanly gathering; meeting in which ideas are shared and knowledge is exchanged.
 Caballitos de totora are boats woven with reed reed ( Schoenoplectus californicus ). They measure approximately 5 meters high by 1 meter wide, and are often used to transport fishermen. In Peru they have been used since approximately 1500 BCE.
A summer night at the beach .
Mixed media: crochet embroidery and painting, on canvas
90 x 65 x 10 cm