✧✧✧✧✧ UPCOMING EVENTS ✧✧✧✧✧               TATE Exchange, London ‘Working Disobedience from Latin America’ org. Latin Elephant                Fundación Francis Naranjo, Canary Islands, Spain                Art into Pop (REDUX) Association for Art History, Birmingham              Quinceañera (co-cur.) Berkowicz/Garlaschi    

CARLA GARLASCHI (aka ✧Princess Prada✧)

Latinx artist, video and meme maker working with TV formats
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Carla Garlaschi (b. Chile) moves between the roles of visual artist, writer and performer (aka Princess Prada). Currently working and living in London and Stockholm. She holds a Bachelor in Arts from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and a Master in Fine Arts from the Royal Institute of Art Stockholm. In her work, she deals with regionally specific entertainment genres, such as telenovela and reggaeton, as grounds for syncretism or social friction.

As a reggaeton artist she has released La Cama (2017) The Princess Prada EP (2018) and MONEY MONEY (2019). She is part of Cherish Label a Stockholm-based independent platform releasing music by people identifying as women/non- binary. Musically, she has collaborated with producers Talisto, HABIB1, Shiroi Kitsune, currently, with Imaabs, Wannabe and Gabriel Gassi. In 2020-2021, Carla Garlaschi and Olivia Berkowicz and working towards a reiteration of the happening Quinceañera, which reflects on regional pop choreographies and queer liminality as dissident gatherings. Since 2020, Carla Garlaschi is part of Plastique Famille, an artistic entity operating as a platform to create, develop and launch ideas and projects.

Her work has also been shown at FLAWA launch, London (2020), Drag Baby, London (2020), Norbergfestival (2019), Way Out West, Sweden (2019), Survival Kit Festival 10.1 Riga (2019), Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm (2019), Gallery Weekend Stockholm (2019), Mediterranean Museum, Stockholm (2019), Index, The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm (2018), Galería Departamento 21, Chile (2017), Azores Contemporary Arts Centre (2017), Alma/Market Art Fair, Stockholm (2017), IX Biennial of Contemporary Art SIART, Bolivia (2016), Kiosko Galería, Bolivia (2015), and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chile (2015).

Reviewed by C-print Art Journal, Rotunda Magazine, AIOLOS, AQNB. Among other recognitions, she has received Swedish Arts Grants Committee’s working grant (2018), The Foundation for Studies of Japanese Society (2018) and an Artistic Research Grant from the Royal Institute of Art Stockholm (2015).

 

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LABYRINTH OF ILLUSION (2017)
D21 Proyectos de Arte, Santiago de Chile.

Ph: Jorge Brantmayer.

LOVE ME LIKE THE SUN (2017)
Galleri Mejan. Research Week Royal Institute of Art Stockholm
(co-cur. Olivia Berkowicz & Carla Garlaschi)
Ph: Gethin Wyn Jones.

QUINCEAÑERA (2017)
Galleri Mejan. Research Week Royal Institute of Art Stockholm
(co-cur. Olivia Berkowicz & Carla Garlaschi)

Ph: Gethin Wyn Jones.


QUIÉREME COMO AL SOL (2015)
Kiosko Galería, Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Solo show.
Ph: Jeannine Paz.

HOW TO BE SOMEONE (2015)
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (cur. Juan Castillo)
Ph: Montaña Extendida.