Isabelle Garbani is an artist and performer
based in Brooklyn NY, with an MFA in sculpture from the New York
Academy of Art. She has made large-scale public art installations
using traditional feminine crafts, and drawing on community-engagement
and performance as a major component of the work.
Among her public art installations
are, Knit for Trees in New York City, and Long Island;
Invasive Species in Taiwan and Wisconsin; Post
War Blues at the Brooklyn Army Terminal for which she received
a Community Arts Grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council; and Les
Fleurs du Mal for the New York City's Department of Transportation,
and the Garment District.
She has recently returned to her performance
roots, and has appeared in independent and short films such as
the thriller The Perfect Daughter, and Eat it Up!;
and theater performances in New York City such as Sketch of
New York at the Producers' Club, Almost Maine at Urban
Waves in the Bronx, and The Gnarly Narwhal at The Tank
in New York City.She has studied acting at the Barrow Group in
New York City, with Lee Brock and Seth Barrish.