Mellon Visiting Practitioner Fellow (2020-2021)
Karina Aguilera Skvirsky is a multidisciplinary artist that works mainly with photographs, video, and performance. She has exhibited widely in the United States and internationally. She participated in the Cuenca Biennial, which was curated by Dan Cameron in 2016 and the São Paulo Biennial in 2010. She has participated in numerous residencies and received multiple grants including Anonymous Was A Woman (2019), NYFA (2019), NALAC (National Association of Latino Arts and Culture) 2018, Jerome Foundation (2015) and others. Currently, she is in the production phase of a new project, “How to build a wall and other ruins” that is being funded by a 2019 Creative Capital grant. Her work can be seen in fairs such as Frieze NY, ARCO Madrid, NADA Miami or Parc Lima, where she regularly exhibits with the galleries that represent her. She lives and works in New York, NY and Ecuador.