Roles in Archive: Artist, Speaker
Paulina Lasa was born in 1980. Her public interventions and performances feature her interest in hope and optimism as subjects. Lasa has participated in various collective exhibitions including “Declaraciones,” Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid and “A Place in Time,” Tobin Building-Camp Street, San Antonio. Her solo shows include: “I´m going to change the world,” at ART&IDEA, New York (2007); “Voy a cambiar al mundo,” Aldaba Arte, Mexico City (2007); “Voy a cambiar al mundo,” Santiguo, Torreón, México (2007); and “Monsters´ Ink,” ART&IDEA, Mexico City (2006). Lasa received the first prize for best documentary at the AluCine festival 2006 in Toronto. Since 2004, Lasa has been part of the Bordermates collective, with whom she produces events in public spaces and collaborates with emerging artists. Lasa studied Visual Arts at the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas, UNAM. She lives and works in Mexico City.