Kathryn Garcia (b. 1978, Los Angeles, CA) lives and works between Los Angeles and Ibiza. Inspired by travels to ancient and sacred sites, Garcia works in a variety of media, including site-specific performance, sculpture, and drawing. Provocative and oftentimes interactive, her works investigate ideas such as mindfulness, participation, interconnectedness and the experiential in art. Early on in her career, Garcia worked on international projects with Javier Peres, Emi Fontana and Rirkrit Tiravanija, such as Daddy the Magazine (2007) Women in the City (2008), Palm Pavilion (2008) and Asile Flottant (2010). Garcia’s work has been exhibited in the US and abroad, including Orange County Museum of Art, Santa Ana; LAXART, Various Small Fires, 356 Mission, Blum and Poe, and Harmony Murphy Gallery, all in Los Angeles; Pace Gallery, Invisible Exports, GBE, Participant, PS1-MOMA, all in NY; Ballroom Marfa, Texas; The Power Station, Dallas; Nina Johnson, Miami; Southard Reid, London; Embajada, Puerto Rico; Arredondo/Arozarena, Mexico City; and DESTE foundation, Greece.
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