The Sensitive Project Workshop

Led by Catalina Tuca
Friday, April 5th at 6pm
601Artspace, 88 Eldridge St, NYC

601Artspace is delighted to present The Sensitive Project Workshop, a group experience inspired by artist Catalina Tuca’s ongoing work, The Sensitive Project. In response to the universally under-valued role of emotions in society, Tuca invites participants from all over the world to visualize and describe their feelings. Their answers are then rendered by designers and sculpted by artists, translating the invisible into digital and material corporeality.

In this workshop, Tuca will guide participants through a creative process that gives their chosen emotion formal characteristics such as color, texture and size, resulting in sketches and sculptures that render their feelings into tangible objects. Participants will be invited to discuss the process and results of the experience with the group, and to take their representation home or add it to The Sensitive Project online archive.

No artistic experience is necessary. Limited space available, please arrive promptly!

The workshop will take place within our current exhibition, which explores nontraditional modes of portraiture through the conspicuous absence of the body.

Catalina Tuca (b. Santiago, Chile) is a multidisciplinary visual artist, educator, and independent curator, working in the intersections of geographic identities, collective memories, and systems of collaboration and participation through existing technologies.
She has participated in art residencies at Youkobo Art Space, Japan, Taller 7, Colombia, and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, USA. In 2016 she moved to the U.S. to pursue an MFA at Rutgers University, graduating in 2018. After that, she was a member at NEW INC, The New Museum Incubator Program NY, a resident at NARS Foundation NY, a fellow at The Interdisciplinary Art and Theory Program, NY, Collider Art Residency, Contemporary Calgary, CA, and Foundation for Contemporary Arts, NY. She is currently an Adjunct Professor at Pratt Institute. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, US.

Image: Catalina Tuca,  The Sensitive Project. 3D Model by Esteban Ramírez, image courtesy of the artist.
88 Eldridge St. New York, NY 10002
Tel: 212-243-2735
Open Thurs-Sun 1-6pm 
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