Elisa Garcia

NR Vol. 12 Change · Autumn Winter 2020
Published · Print Page Unnumbered

Dark Pink

SANTIAGO, CHILE — Elisa Garcia de la Huerta was born 1983 in Santiago, Chile and is an interdisciplinary artist. 

She received her BFA at Universidad Finis Terrae, Chile in 2006 and her MFA Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts, New York in 2011. She was also co-leader of Go! Push Pops a queer, transnational feminist performance art collective until 2017. Elisa has shown her art/performance at the Brooklyn Museum, Bronx Museum, Whitney Museum, Untitled Space, C24 Gallery, Momenta Art and Soho20 Gallery in New York, USA and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museo Historico Militar, Galeria Artespacio in Santiago, Chile as well as Select Art Fair for Miami Basel and Busan, Korea among others. She has been nominated for the Rema Hort Mann Visual Arts Grant, has obtained a Brooklyn Arts Council Grant and the Culture Push Fellowship for Utopian Practice with Go! Push Pops. Her work has been featured in New York New Wave book by Kathy Batista, Vice, Dazed and Confused, Bowery + Bedford, ART 21 Magazine, Cultura Colectiva, Frontrunner, Nakid Magazine, SHE/FOLK, Huffington Post, Japan Times, BUSTLE, ArtSlant, Slutist, Hyperallergic, The Wild Magazine, NY Observer, Paper Magazine, Interview Magazine, Milk Media, Art Fag City, Art Net TV, Bushwick Daily, BOMBlog, CatchFire, BronxNet TV, Abiola TV, El Mercurio, Mas Deco, Artishock and Arte al Limite Magazine. Garcia has been an Artist-in- Residence at Alexandra Arts in Manchester, UK, 2015, Soho20 Chelsea in NYC, 2012, The Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, 2013 as well as in Havana, Cuba 2003 and London, UK 2007 and performed in Tokyo Japan with Go!PushPops as part of US/Japan exchange fellowship in 2015.

She did a course in Sonic Arts at HAMT in Dharamsala, India with Michael Northam in 2019, was artist in residence at Backsteinboot (ex Modular + Space) in Berlin, and she focus on fine arts analog photography and sound performance.




  1. Dida, Berlin, 35mm, 2019
  2. Daniela, Baile, 35mm 2020
  3. Pink Bath, Berlin, 35mm, 2019
  4. Pauli Cakes, Berlin, 35mm, 2019
  5. Rachael Uhlir, Spandau, 35mm, 2019
  6. Daniela, Chile, 35mm, 2020
  7. Beauty Thorns, Chile, 35mm, 2020
  8. Manos, Faraona, Chile, 35mm, 2020
  9. Snake por Raz Pinto, Faraona, Chile, 35mm, 2020
  10. Dida, hardpink, Berlin, 35mm, 2019
  11. Sunset, Berlin, 35mm, 2019
  12. Rita, Temphelhof, 35mm, 2019
  13. Botanica Nipple, Melanie, Berlin, 35mm, 2019
  14. Spiral, Andrea, 2019
  15. Cristina, Berlin, 35mm, 2019
  16. Sex, Berlin, 35mm, 2019
  17. Merle’s hands, 2019, Berlin
  18. Merle, 2019, Berlin
  19. Self Portrait, Brooklyn NY, 35mm, 2018

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