Lara Almarcegui

Lara Almarcegui (b. 1972 in Zaragoza, Spain) is a visual artist living and working in Rotterdam. She studied at the Universidad de Cuenca (Spain), École supérieure des beaux-arts de Nantes Métropole (France), and de Ateliers (Amsterdam). Her artistic practice focuses on urban transformation brought about by political, social and economic change. More specifically, she is interested in features of the cityscape that are usually overlooked, such as wastelands and construction materials. Recent solo exhibitions include Casino Luxembourg, CA2M (Madrid), Mor Charpentier (Paris), Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (Seville) and Secession (Vienna). A participant in Manifesta 9 and the 27th São Paulo Biennial, she represented Spain at the 55th Venice Biennale.

Lara Almarcegui
Lara Almarcegui, An Empty Terrain in the Danshui River, Taipei, (photograph from the video and guidebook An Empty Terrain in the Danshui River, Taipei), 2008. Courtesy of the artist

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