Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship; Carolina Mayorga Examples of Works

Pink Rancho 1, from the series PINK Ranchos and other Ephemeral Zip Codes, 2019
8 x 10 x 6 inches
Installation with 6 Video-sculptures (1 of 6)
This video sculpture was part of the multimedia project PINK Ranchos and other Ephemeral Zip Codes, my first solo museum exhibition at the Art Museum of the Americas, OAS, Washington DC, February 14-May 19, 2019. Performance presentations in Washington, DC., Bogotá and Bucaramanga, Colombia.

Detail, video inside sculpture from PINK Ranchos and other Ephemeral Zip Codes, 2019
Duration: 39 sec loop, no sound.

Pink Recital, 2019
Interactive installation with upright piano and video projections
The altered pink piano produces sounds from testimonials given by women to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States. Sculpture encourages the audience to play and create improvised sounds and compositions inspired by the audio excepts triggered by 6 altered keys of the wired upright piano. Art Museum of the Americas and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC., 2019.

Mountain Girl, 2019
24 x 18 inches
Ink, colored pencil, collage on paper
Mixed media piece inspired by recent travels to the American Southwest.

Marisol warrior
Marisol’s Warriors, 2019
15 ¼ x 8 x 2 inches
Sculpture (Acrylic paint on wood block)
Wood block belonged to Pop artist Marisol (1930-2016).

The Living Postcard, 2014-2018
Performance Art , duration, 2 hours.
The artist dressed in a stereotypical Latin American outfit sits still inside a life-size picture frame in which audience is encouraged to have their picture taken with the character. Various presentations in Washington DC.

Pieta: Daniela, from the series, Reincarnations, 2015-2018
30 x 20 inches
Presented in different locations in Washington, DC, New York, Maryland and Virginia.

PINK-mentation, 2018
Performance Art
Duration, 4 hours
Presented for the Art in Odd Places Festival, Charlottesville, VA

Untitled from the multimedia project Divine Revelations, 2012
30 x 20 inches (1 of 32 photographs)
Photography and performance art
Photo-installation solo exhibition, Washington, DC. Roving performance presented in NYC, Washington, DC and Maryland.

Maid in the USA, 2012-2018
Endurance Performance Art
Duration: 7 hours
Cleaning performance presented at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and other locations in Washington, DC., Chicago, and Canada.