Marcela Torres Bio

Marcela Torres is a social strategist, bringing into action performance, objects, workshops, and sound installation. Torres mobilize theory and practice to reconfigure social structures and improve navigation of daily life. Torres pairs alternative learning methods with martial arts–using this as a formal language–for the audience to witness a true representation of conflict. Torres has performed at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Three Walls Gallery, Performances is Alive: Miami Art Week, Detroit’s Fringe Festival, New York City’s Itinerant Festival, Virtual International Exchange in Boston. Torres has exhibited work at the Flatlands Gallery in Houston Texas, Fosdick Nelson Gallery at Alfred University, Acre Gallery in Chicago, Green Gallery at Yale School of Art. Upcoming performances and exhibition include BarTalk in De Hague, Netherlands, a two-person exhibition at Roots & Culture Chicago and solo exhibition at Tropical Contemporary in Eugene, Oregon.