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CARLA GARLASCHI (aka โœงPrincess Pradaโœง)

Artist, video and meme maker based in London and Stockholm
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Carla Garlaschi (b. Chile) moves between the roles of visual artist, writer and performer (aka Princess Prada), currently working in London and Stockholm.
She holds a Bachelor in Arts from Pontificia Universidad Catรณlica 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 Quinceaรฑera, which reflects on regional pop choreographies and queer liminality as dissident gatherings.

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), Galerรญa Departamento 21, Chile (2017), Azores Contemporary Arts Centre (2017), Alma/Market Art Fair, Stockholm (2017), IX Biennial of Contemporary Art SIART, Bolivia (2016), Kiosko Galerรญa, 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 Committeeโ€™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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โœง LABYRINTH OF ILLUSION (2017)
D21 Proyectos de Arte, Santiago de Chile.

Ph: Jorge Brantmayer.

โœง 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.

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

Ph: Gethin Wyn Jones.


โœง QUIร‰REME COMO AL SOL (2015)
Kiosko Galerรญa, Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Solo show.
Ph: Jeannine Paz.

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