Mercedes Azpilicueta is a visual and performance artist from Argentina based in the Netherlands. She received the Pernod Ricard Fellowship, Paris in 2017 and was artist-in-residence at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam in 2015-16. She has an MFA from the Dutch Art Institute/ArtEZ, Arnhem (2013), and a BFA from the National University of the Arts, Buenos Aires (2007); where she also did the Artists´ Program 2009-10 at Torcuato Di Tella University. Exhibitions and performances include, among others, REDCAT Gallery (Los Angeles, 2018), Villa Vassilieff (Paris, 2018), MACBA (Barcelona, 2018), Museion (Bozen, 2018), D21 Kunstraum (Leipzig, 2018), Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo (Móstoles, 2017), Chinese European Art Center (Xiamen, 2017), Onomatopee (Eindhoven, 2016), TENT (Rotterdam, 2015), Móvil (Buenos Aires, 2015), Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin, 2014), Het Veem Theatre (Amsterdam, 2014). In 2018 she will present her first major solo exhibition at the Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art.