i measured the shadows
- Metal, plaster, epoxy resin, acrylic paint, oil stick, and half-empty sake bottle
- 27" x 18" x 12"
"Part of the initial investigation of a series called 'she haunts', this piece explores personal folklore through stories passed down from my mother. The work aims to explore how narrative has the capacity to transform trauma into power."
- Kim Garcia
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Kim Garcia (b. 1989. San Diego, CA) is an artist working in sculpture, drawing, and painting. Her practice explores social dynamics and residual trauma from interpersonal relationships, community structures, and memory. Kim comes from a background in creating collaborative community projects that often employ alternative spaces to explore studio art practices, site-specific collaboration, and museum and exhibition research. She is the founder of The Cold Read, an online critique group and artist collective that engages gestures of care and support through writing. And is one of the co-founders of after hours gallery, an art gallery in Los Angeles that hosts seasonal two-person exhibitions. She has most recently shown her work at Phase Gallery, Peripheral Space, DXIX Projects, Human Resources, DAC Gallery, Torrance Art Museum, CICA Museum (Korea), and Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Kim is based in Los Angeles and received her BA from UC San Diego and her MFA from UC Irvine.