Art should serve a social function and thus disturb the viewer to generate a reaction and subsequent reflection. As a result, many of her works have sparked debates and discussions in various sectors of Peruvian society.
Cristina Planas is also involved with the defense of public spaces and the recovery of pre-Hispanic traditions. Her artist practice includes curatorial work of cultural events and engagement in actions conceived to generate environmental awareness.
“Gallinazos is a Peruvian project focused on the corruption problem. The subject of my work has a lot to do with religion and the church.”