Carmen Mariscal

Royal College of Art, United Kingdom

Carmen Mariscal is a Mexican artist and PhD candidate at the Royal College of Art.

Her cross-disciplinary practice explores traces of memory in dwellings. These include the body, which is humans´ first habitat, followed by their clothes, homes, public spaces and cities. Her recent research also investigates entropy and ruin in Mexican architecture.

Mariscal was awarded first place in the 4th National Installation Contest in Mexico and was selected for the Monterrey Biennial and other competitions. Her public work includes El Pueblo Creador, Expo Hannover 2000, Innata, Luxembourg City and Chez Nous, Place du Palais-Royal, Paris.

She is the author of Nicolás Mariscal, el arquitecto como teórico de arte and was studio art professor at Trinity College, Paris.

Mariscal holds an MA from Winchester School of Art, postgraduate studies at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, and a BA in Art History from Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City.

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