17 October 2019

María García Ruiz is visual artist and independent researcher investigating the physical and symbolic production of territory through the articulation of hybrid narratives between image, writing and action. She holds a degree in Architecture, Master’s Degree in Research in Art and Design and is a PhD candidate in Philosophy at the Universitat Autónoma of Barcelona, where she is conducting research into the architectures of moving bodies.
She is currently developing her artistic practice as a resident artist at Hangar (2022-2024). Selected artist in the Biennal d’Art Diputació de Tarragona (2021) and in Fotonoviembre, International Photography Festival of Tenerife (2021). Artistic Research Grant Fundación Banco Sabadell – Hangar (2020). Curator, together with Moisés Puente, of the exhibition The city in dispute. Collective Experiments in Social Housing in Southern Europe (2023). Curator, together with Pedro G. Romero, of the project Machines for Living. Flamenco and Architecture in the Occupation and Vacating of Spaces (2017-2018) and co-author of the book with the same name (Puente Editores, 2020). Coordinator of the platform Topographies of urban discrepancy at La Virreina Centre de la Imatge in Barcelona (2016-2017). Researcher in residence at the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid (2015-2016).
Her work has been shown in spaces such as the Secession in Vienna, the Kunstverein in Stuttgart, the Museum of Reus, the MUSAC in León, Fabra i Coats in Barcelona, the TEA in Tenerife and the Museum of Modern Art in Tarragona, among others.