Mercedes Azpilicueta is a visual and performance artist from Argentina based in the Netherlands. In 2017 she received the Pernod Ricard Fellowship, Paris and was a resident at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam in 2015/2016. She has an MFA from the Dutch Art Institute/ArtEZ, Arnhem, and a BFA from the National University of the Arts, Buenos Aires. Exhibitions and performances include, among others, Museion (Bolzano, 2018), MACBA (Barcelona, 2018), D21 Kunstraum (Leipzig 2018), Villa Vassilieff (Paris, 2018), REDCAT Gallery (Los Angeles, 2018), Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo (Móstoles, 2017), Chinese European Art Center (Xiamen, 2017), Onomatopee (Eindhoven, 2016), Zmud Projects (Buenos Aires, 2016), TENT (Rotterdam, 2015), Móvil (Buenos Aires, 2015), Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin, 2014), Het Veem Theatre (Amsterdam, 2013), Galata Fotoğrafhanesi Fotoğraf Akademisi (Istanbul, 2013), Raw Material Company (Dakar, 2012) and The Poetry Reading Program, Documenta13 (Kassel, 2012). In 2018 she will present her first major solo exhibition at the Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art. Mercedes´work is represented by the gallery Zmud Projects in Buenos Aires.

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