Melanie Garcia loves collage. It was during her BFA in Film Production at Concordia University that she began her work in large-format digital collage. After a period of art gestation her work is now settled into primarily analog mixed media collage concerned with the human body, its biological flaws, perfection, representation, distortion and aesthetics.
Found images from magazines construct open-ended narratives, and the use of limbs, flesh and anonymous bodies, predominantly feminine, strive to connect to personal histories, mythologies, natural elements and abstracted form.
When not pushing around little pieces of paper Melanie freelances in costume/wardrobe styling and art education in and around Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal, Canada.