Alberta College of Art+Design
Maria Munar is a Colombian/Canadian artist, based out of Calgary, Alberta. Currently attending The Alberta College of Art + Design, on her 4th year of a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts majoring in Media Arts. She works in a variety of mediums such as; video, sound, installation, painting and photography. Her work explores the interior and exterior physical spaces of the human body as an object that influences discourses of identity, power dynamics, language, politics and visual culture. Her work reconfigures the body and investigates the interplay between the grotesque, unusual closeness with beauty and symmetry. Exploring the fluidity of the perception of images, perception of self, and representations of gender and identity. Munar’s work is being shown locally, and nationally and internationally. She is an avid participant of the arts community, works alongside local artist run centers, and is a practicing artist.
Maria Munar, Signs and Symbols, 2016, 2’ x 3.5’ each, Five photographs on wood panels