Patricia Perez Eustaquio’s work considers the ways in which we use and consume objects, through discourse, utility and adornment. Working across a variety of media, from painting and drawing to sculpture and installation, her practice occupies a space between art and design, with a focus on domestic culture. Her works call into question their dual status as both artworks and objects, considering their embodied and embedded social and historical narratives.
During her residency at Gasworks, Patricia plans to investigate what constitutes an ‘immigrant object’; objects that move from one country to another, whether through conflict or trade. Central to this research will be a consideration of how objects are adapted and adopted by peoples and countries as their own, and what meanings and characteristics are lost and gained in the process.
Patricia Perez Eustaquio lives and works in Manila. Recent solo exhibitions include: That Mountain Is Coming, Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Flowers for X, Yavuz Gallery, Singapore; Black Dust, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York (all 2016); and The Hunters Enter the Woods, Silverlens Gallery, Manila (2015). Recent group exhibitions include: Atlas of Mirrors, Singapore Biennale (2016); What Does It All Matter if the Wounds Fit the Arrow?, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila; Phylogeny of Desire, Metropolitan Museum of Manila (both 2014); and Midnight Marriage, Silverlens Galleries, Manila (2013). She was a recipient of the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Thirteen Artists Awards in 2009.
Patricia Perez Eustaquio’s residency is supported by Mercedes Zobel in partnership with Outset and she is hosted in the Outset Residency Studio.