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Kika Espejo
  • Brooklyn, NY
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Kika Espejo is a New York based artist born in Zaragoza (Spain) in 1982. Her work focuses on issues of control and the role that believes and desires play in our perception and construction of reality. With a special interest in performance and media, Espejo’s work combines elements of action and process art, photography and video. Her work has been exhibited at art spaces such as Centro de Historia (Zaragoza, Spain), DMY Festival (Berlin, Germany), Anthology Film Archives (New York, USA) and Dimensions Variable Gallery (Miami, USA). She also collaborated for the Guggenheim "Stillspotting NYC" project in 2011. In 2012, Espejo graduated from the MFA in Photography, Video, and Related Media at the School of Visual Arts. Currently, she works as a Teacher Assistant at the BFA Photography of the School of Visual Arts and she is a visiting artist at art programs and residencies in United States and Europe.
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ESSAY // Symbolic Action: Performativity in Contemporary Art (Part 3/2)

Posted on October 7, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Eleanor Antin uses the body as material for her art piece Carving: A Traditional Sculpture (1973). This work of art comprises 148 black-and-white photographs documenting the artist’s loss of 10 pounds over 37 days. Every morning she was photographed naked in the same four stances to record her barely perceptible self-induced weight loss. Antin’s performance purposely toyed with the traditional process of Greek sculptors, who were said to find their ideal form by chipping…


ESSAY // Symbolic Action: Performativity in Contemporary Art (Part 3/1)

Posted on October 7, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Performativity and the Body: Physicality, Materiality, and Trace

Chris Burden. Trans-fixed (1974)

Going further in the study of the symbolic action in Contemporary Art, I encounter a…


ESSAY // Symbolic Action: Performativity in Contemporary Art (part 2)

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Janine Antoni Lick and Lather (1993). sculptures installed at the New Museum.

The Performativity in Everyday Life. Identity and the Presentation of the…


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