Marian Garrido holds a BFA and an MA in Contemporary Art History and Visual Culture from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She currently teaches History of Design and is the academic coordinator at the Visual Communication School of Madrid's Instituto Europeo di Design.
She has directed and taught several seminars and lectures, including "Postanarquismo: nomadism's e interzonas", held for two years as part of the CortoCircuitos program (Universidad Complutense's Outreach Department, Madrid); "En las ruinas del futuro: el fantasma de la máquina" (RAMPA, Madrid); "Arte y mutaciones en la cultura del consumo actual" (Medialab Prado, Madrid); "Stop making sense" (La Casa Encendida, Madrid); "Imágenes en el mundo contemporáneo" (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid); "Cómo arriba es abajo, cómo abajo es arriba" (Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo) and "The Museum is closed" (MACBA, Barcelona). Among other venues.
Her work has been shown at Matadero (Madrid), Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo (Madrid), Centro Cultural Conde Duque (Madrid); La Casa Encendida (Madrid), LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial (Gijón, Asturias); and Centro Cibeles. Furthermore, she participate on international fairs such as "ARCOMadrid", "Art - O - Rama" (Marseille) or "Material Art Fair" (Mexico). Finally, She has won the Generaciones 2017 Prize and Circuitos 2017 prize.
Her work explores the links between magic and science. She strives for the recovery of lost knowledge, and works with the symbolic dimensions of stories constructed through the historic collapse and its contingency by means of several convergent narrative threads, as well as with the technology/tool relationship and how it modifies culture through aesthetic wear and tear.