KAREN CORREIA DA SILVA
The Rusty Toque | Issue 13 | Poetry | November 30, 2017
KAREN CORREIA DA SILVA is a Portuguese-Canadian multidisciplinary artist and publisher currently based in Leeds, UK. Her artistic practice straddles the boundaries between poetics and media, manifesting in artist books, films, performances, and zine-making. She holds a PhD in poetics (pending award) and, as her primary practice, her transdisciplinary aesthetic emerges from her preoccupation with text and book-making. In 2008 she founded the Steel Bananas Artist Collective in Toronto where she continues to serve as Director and Publisher, and in 2017 she Co-Founded the multidisciplinary art studio practice Very Tender in Leeds, UK. She is the author of numerous artist books, and her work has been featured/ published/ broadcast/ exhibited in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, New York, Vienna, London, and beyond.