Caroline Garcia | Returning - Chapter 1

Caroline Garcia | Returning - Chapter 1

b.1988, Sydney, Australia. Lives and works in New York, USA

Caroline is a culturally promiscuous, interdisciplinary artist. She works across performance, video, and installation through a hybridized aesthetic of cross-cultural movement, embodied research, and new media. Caroline is a commissioned OPEN CALL 2021 artist at The Shed NYC and an upcoming Tech Resident at Pioneer Works in Spring 2021.

Her most notable projects include Flygirl, developed at the EMPAC’s Residency Program in New York, facilitated by Australia Council for the Arts in 2016/17, and performances at the Manila Biennale, Art Central Hong Kong, and The Vera List Center for Arts and Politics, all in 2018. That same year, Caroline was one of the eight artists selected nation-wide for ‘Primavera: Young Australian Artists’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, and is the 2018/19 recipient of the AAA/AFNGA AUSART Fellowship Award.

Caroline has presented work at Spring/Break Art Fair, Olsen Gruin Gallery, Movement Research at Judson Church, Smack Mellon, Creative Time Summit X, A.I.R. Biennale, and Hesse Flatow; all NYC. She was in residence at The Studios at MASS MoCA in 2019 and was awarded the Edwards Charitable Giving Trust Residency at ISCP, NY in 2020. Caroline is an MFA in Fine Arts graduate from Parsons The New School of Art, Media, and Technology.

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Caroline Garcia | Returning - Chapter 1
  • Caroline Garcia - Force of a .22 Calibre Bullet | Returning - Chapter 1

    Caroline Garcia, Force of a .22 Calibre Bullet (2021), digital video, colour, sound, 7:55. Commissioned by The Sydney Opera House for Returning with support from The Japan Foundation, Sydney.

    Filmed on a body camera, typically used by the police force, Caroline Garcia’s Force of a .22 Calibre ...

  • Caroline Garcia - Choose your Fighter | Returning - Chapter 1

    Caroline Garcia, Choose your Fighter (2020), HD video, colour, sound, 3:24. Courtesy the artist.

    Caroline Garcia’s Choose your Fighter, is a moving image work in which Garcia recasts herself as a (Head)hunter. Armed with an Indigenous Filipino blowgun known as a sumpit, Garcia moves throughout t...

  • Caroline Garcia - Behind The Scenes | Returning - Chapter 1

    Watch artist Caroline Garcia on the making of Force of a .22 Calibre Bullet and participating in the Returning project.