Colombian-Venezuelan artist living and working in Toronto, Ontario. Her studio practice combines new media, installation, and photography with custom built interactive electronics. Her projects incorporate personal field research as a tool to investigate the ecologies of various landscapes through examining the traces left by various socio-political interventions. She uses data capture techniques, video, sound, and spatial and electronic media to create documentary based immersive installations; single-channel videos, and experimental photography.
Born in Seoul, South Korea, and now lives in Toronto, Canada. By utilizing the assumed functions of hyphenation, as to both connect and divide two (or more) entities, she investigates different means to articulate visualization of ethnicity. She resists the prescribed ethnic subject’s positioning in the current universalized and institutionalized construction of ethnic work. Her multidisciplinary works (photo, video, sound, text, installation, performance, and writing) have shown around nationally and internationally. She received numerous grants and awards from Canada Council for theArts, Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council for her projects, including the K.M. Hunter Artist\Award (2004) and the Chalmers Arts Fellowship (2016). She currently teaches as a sessional lecturer in Visual Studies program at the University of Toronto and in the Department of Visual Art and Art History at York University.
Toronto based artist whose award-winning experimental videos, installations, and community video projects have been exhibited at numerous venues in Canada and abroad. Garrett has worked collaboratively and/or collectively with many groups and individuals in Canada, the USA, Zimbabwe, Kenya and the UK. Her work expresses a long commitment to naming economic, colonial and social injustices and building relations of exchange and reciprocity.