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Courtesy of the artist and New Museum. Photo by Dario Lasagni.

Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo)

Born in 1989, Texas City, United States

Lives and works in New York City, United States

Overview

Working under the pseudonym Puppies Puppies, Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo's practice is a constant negotiation between visibility and opacity. In her installations and performances, she questions the ableist frameworks of artistic and capitalist production, primarily by expanding on ideas around the readymade. She imbues ubiquitous, everyday objects, signifiers and actions with a personal and political charge. Over time, the artist has developed a vocabulary of self-expression that is both sardonic...Read more