Dora García (Valladolid, 1965) studied at the University of Salamanca and the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam. Recent solo exhibitions include These books were alive; They spoke to me! At The Teetley, Leeds (2017) and I SEE WORDS, I HEAR VOICES at The Power Plant, Toronto (2015–16) with further exhibitions at MACBA, Barcelona; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; MUSAC, León, Spain; SMAK, Ghent, Belgium; GfZK, Leipzig, Germany; CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Galeria Civica di Trento, Italy; SFMOMA, San Francisco, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Darling Foundry, Montreal, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland and Index, Stockholm. García has participated in such prestigious events as the Manifesta 2, the 8th Istanbul Biennial, 17th Biennale of Sydney, Xe Biennale of Lyon, 2nd Athens Biennale, 29th Bienal de São Paulo. She represented Spain at the 54th Venice Biennale (2011), participated in the 56th Venice Biennale (2015) and presented a solo exhibition, The Joycean Society, as part of the 55th Venice Biennale (2013) as recipient of the Foundation Prince Pierre de Monaco prize for contemporary art.