Artist Talk by Nayda Collazo-Llorens (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

  • Thursday, August 4, 2016
  • MAWA, 611 Main Street

Presented in partnership with ArtCenter/South Florida and ace art inc.

During her residency, Nayda Collazo-Llorens will be working on a new series that explores site and location through an expanded approach to drawing, involving not only works on paper but also found text, collected elements, audio and video. Collazo-Llorens considers markmaking in the most inclusive way: an erased line, a mark on the ground, a sound to be traced, lines on a map, people’s movement through space, a beam of light, etc. Her onsite research in Winnipeg will consider location as multilayered, and as a space of intersections where edges blur and boundaries are fluid.

Free! Everyone welcome!

  • Nayda Collazo-Llorens, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is a visual artist engaged in an interdisciplinary practice incorporating multiple mediums and strategies. Through her practice, she examines the ways in which we perceive and process information, dealing with concepts of navigation, language and hyperconnectivity. Collazo-Llorens received an MFA degree from New York University and is a former Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellow. She is currently the Stuart & Barbara Padnos Distinguished Artist-in-Residence at Grand Valley State University in Michigan.