Nayda Collazo-Llorens, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is engaged in a multidisciplinary practice examining the way in which we perceive and process information. Projects in 2014 include Stranger Land, a site-specific textual intervention at Kalamazoo Colleges Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, and Dis/connect, a solo exhibition at LMAK projects in New York. Previous projects include Pleasure, Fear & the Pursuit of Happiness, commissioned by the Bass Museum of Art in Miami (2013); An Exercise in Numbness & Other Tales at the Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kalamazoo (2012); Revolú*tion, a façade intervention at the 3rd Poly/Graphic Triennial, San Juan (2012); and Reverb, a multi-channel video installation at Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City (2012). She received an MFA from New York University in 2002 and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowship in 2012. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, Artnet, Art Nexus, Art News, BOMBlog, and Newcity, among others.
Comfortably Numb, found printed matter and text, 1,508 framed images, 4"x6" each, 2012; installation view at the Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 2012
Revolú*tion, site-specific text based facade intervention with transfer vinyl, commissioned for the 3rd Poly/Graphic Triennial; installation view at the Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina, San Juan, PR, 2012
Reverb, site-specific multi-channel video installation; installation view at Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City, 2012