Through an interdisciplinary approach, Cristin Richard leads an in depth reflection around the notions of the body and identity. She examines the human condition and the fact that the body is physically and mentally determined in this condition.
In her artistic practice, installation and performance hold an essential place. By exploring the experience of the body in its perceptions and transformations, she develops complex metaphors. With a particular interest in the manipulation of organic matter, her selected palette of materials further help to push that dialog of what it feels like to be human: The human being is like nature. It transforms and regenerates in poetic and unpredictable ways.
Her most recent works take the form of a participatory performance, an experience where the audience unconsciously becomes an active part of the project…
Cristin Richard lives and works in Detroit, MI (USA).