BIA GAYOTTO

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Aug 1st 2012 to Oct 28th 2012
  • PRACTICE : Visual
  • FROM : USA/Brazil
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Bia Gayotto is a Brazilian-American artist and educator currently living in Los Angeles, California. Her interest lies in producing works that investigate the relationship between movement, cultural identity and global interconnectivity, raising questions of translation and representation through multiple interpretations of a single theme. Through an interdisciplinary practice her work includes photography, video installations and books; combining elements of documentation, fieldwork, performance and collaboration.

Gayotto obtained an MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1996, and her work has been featured in innumerous exhibitions nationally and internationally, including Orange County Museum of Art; LA Freewaves; Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Gendai Gallery, Toronto; Asian Pacific American Institute, New York; The Breeder Project, Athens; Museum of Image and Sound, São Paulo. She has received numerous grants and awards including the City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A) Fellowship and Individual Artist Grant from The City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division. Currently, she serves as adjunct faculty at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.