Gina Goico, Loving SUITS: Self-Soothe
Saturday, March 12, 2022 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM
In this workshop by AIM artist, Gina Goico visitors will create their own self-soothing "LovingSUIT" from upcycled materials, natural herbs and essential oils. Learn the craft and share it with your own!
 
En esta programar conducido por la AIM artista Gina Goico, los participantes va crea su propio LovingSUIT (traje de amor) relajante a partir de materiales reciclados, hierbas naturales y aceites esenciales. Aprende la tecnica y compartela!
 
Billingual participants in both Spanish and English are encouraged to register. All participants under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult to participate. 
 
To attend this free workshop, register HERE.
 
 
 
ABOUT THE ARTIST
 
Gina Goico is a multidisciplinary artist, educator and self-proclaimed necia. Through their work, Goico navigates their identity and the spaces where they exist in the Dominican Republic and the United States. Through their career they have come to create a diverse body of work that ranges from embroidery to installations, ink drawings and performance. Goico also facilitates spaces for temporary communities and dialogues around healing in the current status quo.

 

Goico was a Van Lier Fellow and artist in residence with Smack Mellon. They also participated in AIM fellowship at The Bronx Museum of the Arts; The Laundromat Project, Kelly Street Resident Artist, among others. They have exhibited in the US and the Dominican Republic, and continue to actively support socio-political initiatives in the island and in diaspora. Goico holds an AAS in Fine Arts and Illustration from Altos de Chavon the School of Design in the Dominican Republic and a BFA in Fine Arts from Parsons. They also hold a MA in Arts Politics from NYU and is a PhD student in Performing and Media Arts at Cornell.

 
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Installation view of "LovingSUITS" (2021) by Gina Goico. Image by Argenis Apolinario Photography.
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