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thisother (aka. Caro Trigo, PhD) is an artist and designer based in Los Angeles. She is a Professor at Art Center College of Design focusing on Systems Design and a lecturer at UCLA Design and Media Arts. Her individual practice is performance and text based, it explores the notion of impurity in relation to transformability. Trigo holds a Magna Cum Laude Ph.D in Philosophy from the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee Switzerland, obtained under the supervision of Catherine Malabou and Judith Butler. Prior to her doctorate, Trigo received an M.A in Philosophy With Distinction from the European Graduate School, a B.F.A. from Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, and a a Fine Arts education in Buenos Aires.
Trigo's work has been exhibited in the U.S. in Los Angeles and New York, in Germany, Finland, Lithuania, Argentina, France and online at Anti-Utopias. She has taught at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) Mediascapes Program, Visual Studies Program, and SCIFI Graduate Programs—all MDesR—, at UCLA Design and Media Arts, at Art Center College of Design, at the Tama Art University in Tokyo, Japan, and in Finland at the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture Masters Degree Program,—in both the Department of Art and Research and the Department of Design—and at the Masters Degree Program in Digital Culture at the University of Jyväskylä’s Department of Art and Culture Studies.
She has lectured at the University of the Arts Helsinki (Theatre Academy), the Universidad de Mendoza in Argentina, at Tama Art University in Japan, Art Center, SCI-Arc and UCLA, and was awarded a working grant from the Arts Council of Central Finland.
Languages: English, Spanish, French
CV available upon request
Clients and Collaborators Include:
Art Center College of Design
Storefront for Art and Architecture
European Graduate School
Kevin Daly Architects
T.E.H.D.A.S Nordic Art Collective
Vitra Design Museum
The Library Foundation of Los Angeles
Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide