When I left in the morning, I saw all my neighbors had covered their windshields with cardboard. I took a picture as I sat in my car. When I came back in the afternoon, I did the same and took another picture. Next morning life was back to..., 2004

Hong Kong 2017
Taka Ishii Gallery
Photography
Gelatin silver print
17.0 x 25.0 (cm)
6.7 x 9.8 (inch)
“When I left in the morning, I saw all my neighbors had covered their windshields with cardboard. I took a picture as I sat in my car. When I came back in the afternoon, I did the same and took another picture. Next morning life was back to normal. I never understood what had happened” 2004 Gelatin silver print 17 x 25 cm each Edition 1 of 3, A.P. 1 Born in 1975 in Monclova, Mario García Torres is an artist currently living in Mexico City. He received his MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 2005. In his work, García Torres explores the potential of a diverse range of media including photography, film and performance in order for it to serve as a tool in his own re-examination of concerns related to history and conceptual art practice in which there is always a time or location displacement. A Funny and Mysterious Performative Act An Artwork Ruled by Every Day Life A Non Artistic Act but Mysticism A Performance Act Mario Garcia Torres His solo exhibitions have included Museo Tamayo, Mexico City (2016), Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth (2015), Pérez Art Museum Miami (2014), Project Arts Centre, Dublin (2013), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (2010), and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (2007). He has also participated in Sharjah Biennial 13 “Tamawuj” (2017), 8th Berlin Biennale (2014), dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel (2012), São Paulo Biennial (2010), Taipei Biennial (2010), Yokohama Triennale (2008), and Venice Biennale (2007). He is the winner of the 2007 Frieze Cartier Award for emerging international artists.