Dora Garcia

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Born in 1965 in Valladolid (Spain). Lives and works in Barcelona (Spain).

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Dora García uses the exhibition space as platform to investigate the relationship between the visitor, the artwork, and place. To this end the artist often draws on interactivity and performance. She represented Spain at the 54th Venice Biennale in 2011.

Dora Garcia’s works have been exhibited in Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid), Fondation d’Entreprise Hermes (Brussels), Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (Toronto), Fonderie Darling - Centre d’arts visuels (Montreal), Punkt Ø (Moss), Centre d’Arts Visuels (Montréal), FRAC Ile-de-France (Paris), Tate Modern (London), MNAM - Centre Georges-Pompidou (Paris), MUDAM (Luxembourg), SMAK (Gent), MUSAC - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, MACBA - Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Index Contemporary Art Foundation (Stokholm), Fundació La Caixa (Barcelona), Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo (Madrid), Tel Aviv Museum (Israel), MAC’s - Musée des Arts Contemporains (Bossu), MOCAK (Krakow), Fondation d’entreprise Ricard (Paris), Villa Arson (Nice), Henry art Foundation (Seattle)...

Dora García participed at the 54th, 55th, 56th Venice Biennale (Italy), (d)OCUMENTA 13 (Kassel), 2nd Athens Biennale (Greece), Lyon Biennale (France), 29th São Paulo Biennial (Brazil), 16th Biennale of Sydney (Autralia), 10th Lyon Biennial Gwangju Biennial (Korea) and more.

Her work is part of prestigious collections as Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid), San Francisco MoMA, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (Sevilla), Coca-Cola Foundation Collection (Madrid), CNAP - National Center for Plastics Arts (Paris), La Caixa Contemporary Art Collection (Barcelona), Fundación ARCO (Spain), De Bruyn Collection (Rótterdam), Flannan Browne Collection (UK), FRAC: Bourgogne / Franche-Comté / Ile-de-France Le Plateau / Languedoc-Rousillon / Lorraine, Henry Art Foundation (Seattle), Kadist Foundation (Paris/San Francisco), MACBA - Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, MUSAC - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Artium, Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo de Vitoria-Gasteiz (Araba), Patio Herreriano - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Español (Valladolid)...

Michel Rein Paris/Brussels represents Dora García since 2004 and has dedicated to her 7 solo exhibitions (2005, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2017).

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Arte Informado

Dora Garcia

April 2020

Artpress

Dora Garcia

June 2017

Slash

Dora Garcia

April 2017

Canadian Art

Dora Garcia Q&A

October 2015

Jornadas de la ELP - Crisis

Dora Garcia

September 2015

Arte Informado

Dora García, única española seleccionada por Okwui Enwezor para la Bienal de Venecia

March 2015

Arts Libre

Dora Garcia

November 2014

Art and Signature

Dora Garcia

October 2014

The Gazette

Dora Garcia

August 2014

ArtForum

Dora Garcia

July 2014

SelfSelector

Reading as community: Dora García and The Joycean Society

June 2014

Esse

Performer le document: nouvelles théatralités politiques

May 2014

Mousse Magazine

Dora Garcia

December 2013

Hors d'Oeuvre

Steal this book

June 2012

Frieze

Notes & Queries

October 2011

Art Review

Pavilion profile : Spain, Dora Garcia

June 2011

Publications



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Dora Garcia

Segunda Vez: How Masotta Was Repeated

June 2018
Publisher: Oslo National Academy of the Arts et Torpedo Press
ISBN 978-82-93104-20-9
Dora Garcia

Second Time Around - Which is in fact the first

April 2018
Publisher: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
ISBN 978-84-8026-570-025 €
Dora Garcia

Segunda Vez, que siempre es la primera

April 2018
Publisher: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
ISBN 978-84-8026-569-025 €
Dora Garcia

I See Words, I Hear Voices - Mad Marginal - Cahier #4

July 2015
Publisher: Sternberg Press, Berlin, Germany
ISBN 978-3-956791-57-4
Dora Garcia

The Joycean Society

September 2013
Publisher: Silvana Editoriale, Milan, Italy
Dora Garcia

All the stories

November 2011
Publisher: Book Works
ISBN 978-2-84066-519-9
Dora Garcia

Steal this book

June 2010
Publisher: Paraguay press
ISBN 978-2-918252-04-7
Dora Garcia

The Beggar's - Book, Diary, Evenings

June 2008
Publisher: Verlag König, Köln, 2008
ISBN 978-3-86560-323-4
Dora Garcia

CCL - Dora García / Cellule Cité Lénine

June 2006
Publisher: Frac Bourgogne
Dora Garcia

The Prophets

June 2006
Publisher: Proxecto-Edicíon
ISBN 978-84-453-4345-6
Dora Garcia

Dora García - oui / non, Le futur doit être dangereux

November 2005

ISBN 84-934541-2-5
Dora Garcia

Dora García

June 2001
Publisher: Generalitat Valenciana
ISBN 84-482-2945-2

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