Dora García | Biography

Dora García is an artist, teacher and researcher who lives and works in Barcelona and Oslo. As an artist, she has participated in numerous international art exhibitions including the Münster Skulptur Projekte (2007), the Venice Biennale (2011, 2013, 2015), the Sydney Biennial (2008), the São Paulo Biennial (2010), Documenta 13 (2012), the Gwangju Biennial (2016), the osloBiennalen, Art Encounters Timisoara and the AICHI Triennial (2019). In 2021 she has developed projects in the Fotogalleriet Oslo, Netwerk Aalst, the Mattatoio di Roma, and the Colomboskope Festival in Sri Lanka. Her work is largely performative and deals with issues related to community and individuality in contemporary society, exploring the political potential of marginal positions, paying homage to eccentric characters and to antiheroes, who have often been the center of her films projects, such as The Deviant Majority (2010), The Joycean Society (2013) and Segunda Vez (2018).