Itziar Okariz

Researcher and performer
Itziar (Cross-cutting subjects)

She works in the framework of action and performance, examining links between architecture, territory, body, ritual, sexuality and semiotics. Her work is often associated with feminist practices and queer critiques of gender constructs. She also collaborates with art educators, directing workshops in association with other artists. Some of her most salient projects include Kalostra, in San Sebastián, and that developed at JAI, in conjunction with the Artium Museum in Vitoria and Tabakalera in San Sebastián. Her latest performances and exhibitions include: Ulultronica: A Sonic Survey Exhibition, Hunsand Centre for Contemporary Art (Shijiazhuang); Processi 150, Academia de España, Rome; XXIII Bienal de arte Paiz, Guatemala, (2023); Playbill, Torpedo Theatre, Amsterdam; Diario de Sueños, Rodeo, Musac, Leon, (2022); Unquiet Objects, Disjecta, Portland; Ocean Breath, Moving Words. Rimi Scenekunst. Stavanger, Norway; La Noche de las Ideas, MCNARS, Madrid (2021); Las Estatuas, Fundación Oteiza, Alzuza; Bodies of Water, 13th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai (2020). In 2019, she represented Spain at the 58th Venice Biennale, alongside Sergio Prego. 

Last update of this profile: 2022