Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
where we meet where we meet

where we meet

ektor garcia and Pei-Hsuan Wang

Good Weather at Chicken Coop Contemporary Portland, Oregon, USA 06/22/2018 – 07/29/2018

I would say that the three characteristics of minor art are: not the deterritorialization of language, but the development of one’s own personal, highly idiosyncratic language; not so much the connection of the individual to a political immediacy, but the acknowledgement that form, which is art’s primary duty, is always already political; and definitely not the collective assemblage

Installation view. Images courtesy of the artists, Good Weather, and Chicken Coop Contemporary ektor garcia, dinosaurios, 2018. Leather, steel ring, copper wire, copper nail, cast aluminum, bike tube. 71 × 7 × 3.5 in, 66 × 4.5 × 2.5 in, 11 × 8 × 1 in. Images courtesy of the artists, Good Weather, and Chicken Coop

Cochi Cochi

Cochi

ektor garcia

Visitor Welcome Center Los Angeles, CA 11/04/2017 – 12/23/2017

Transition is always a relief. Destination means death to me. If I could figure out a way to remain forever in transition, in the disconnected and unfamiliar, I could remain in a state of perpetual freedom. ektor garcia embroiders, welds, braids, weaves, and stitches in almost perpetual motion. With the fluidity granted to those accustomed

Installation view at Cochi, Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles, 2017. Courtesy of Visitor Welcome Center Installation view at Cochi, Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles, 2017. Courtesy of Visitor Welcome Center Installation view at Cochi, Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles, 2017. Courtesy of Visitor Welcome Center Transition is always a relief. Destination means death to me.

kriziz

kriziz

ektor garcia

kurimanzutto Mexico City, México 11/12/2016 – 12/17/2016

Curated by Chris Sharp kurimanzutto presents a solo exhibition of the Mexican-American artist ektor garcia. His work synthesizes an interest in queer culture and arts and crafts traditions with strong roots in Mexico. Although he is ostensibly a sculptor, his works tend to be so elaborately installed and involuted that it is hard to say

ektor garcia, vistas de instalación de kriziz, kurimanzutto, Ciudad de México, 2016. Cortesía del artista y kurimanzutto, Ciudad de México, 2016. Foto: Abigail Enzaldo ektor garcia, vistas de instalación de kriziz, kurimanzutto, Ciudad de México, 2016. Cortesía del artista y kurimanzutto, Ciudad de México, 2016. Foto: Abigail Enzaldo ektor garcia, vistas de instalación de kriziz,