19.05.2011 - 20:00H

An evening with Lara Almarcegui

On the occasion of Lara Almarcegui’s solo show at TENT, Rotterdam (on view until 26 June 2011), Latitudes will host a conversation on 19 May, 20.00hrs with the Spanish-born Rotterdam-based artist to discuss their long-term collaboration as well as the editing of the forthcoming monograph Lara Almarcegui. Projects 1995-2010. During the event Latitudes will also bring forward a selection of questions posed by curators, gallerist, artists, colleagues and collaborators of Almarcegui, giving an opportunity to revisit some of her projects produced since 1995.

Manifesta 9 curator, art historian and essayist for the catalogue, Cuauhtémoc Medina, will also participate reading some of the passages of his essay ‘Lara Almarcegui and the freedom of the unplanned’ during the evening.

Latitudes are Max Andrews and Mariana Cánepa Luna, based in Barcelona. The publication Lara Almarcegui. Projects 1995–2010 will be the first monograph to date of Lara Almarcegui’s work. Although Almarcegui has made many small format guidebooks as integral parts of her projects, this will be the first publication presenting an overview of the last fifteen years of artistic practice.

(Admission is free, the evening will be held in English)