I’m Giana Pilar González, a multi-disciplinary artist practicing in New York City. My work is process and research based. I use performance, photography, design and technology as tools to develop and express the experiences I create. My work focuses on the exploration of identity and culture.
I hope you enjoy the work you see here.
I offer it with lots of love.
Please come and join me during the open research phase of the exhibit Agua de Carnaval at Casasola in Panama City. The exhibit is open Monday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. by appointment only. To arrange a guided tour (English or Spanish) make an appointment here bit.ly/visitacasasola
The show is free and open to all ages.
As I look at myself in the mirror and photograph myself as men I'm looking for answers and qualities to borrow from them. Why men? In my view, because men have optionality on their identities and can fluctuate between their different personas with ease and acceptance.
For the past 6 months I've revisited a project I left behind many years ago: Agua the Carnaval. I've revisited the project in a new context and somehow resulted on my first solo show. When I created the original concepts of Agua the Carnaval in 2008 my goal was to communicate what it meant to be Panamanian. I had chosen to do so by creating a product for consumption.