Laida Lertxundi is Azkuna Zentroa Associated Artist from 2021 to 2023.

LAIDA LERTXUNDI (Bilbao, 1981): An artist and filmmaker who lives and works between Los Angeles and the Basque Country. Combining conceptual rigor with sensual pleasure, her films establish parallels between the earth and the body as centers of pleasure and experience. Her work has been exhibited at the Whitney Biennial, NY, Hammer Museum, LIAF La Biennale de Lyon, Frieze Projects New York, and in museums and galleries such as MoMa in NY, Tate Modern and Whitechapel Gallery in London, Angela Mewes Berlin, Joan Los Angeles, Human Resources Los Angeles, MAK Schindler House ICA Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín Colombia, CCCB, PS1 MoMA, Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago, Baltimore Museum of Art, Kunstverein, Hamburg and the Bienal de La Habana, among others. Her work is distributed by LUX in London and is part of the collection of the Museo Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. In 2020 she received the Gure Artea award for Basque art.

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