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Portrait of Manuela de Laborde. Courtesy of PEANA and the artist

Manuela De Laborde

Born in 1989, Mexico City, Mexico

Lives and works in Mexico City, Mexico


Manuela de Laborde (b. 1989, CDMX) lives and works in CDMX. At first glance, her work carries aesthetic and pleasure claims, right up to a tenuous range of sensations. However, its presentation is performative - soaked with temporality - and its purpose, conceptual. The work revolves around a quest to locate and isolate concepts built around tangible elements, to then create abstractions that regenerate their image and position their force within a new context. Virtual spaces rise and with them ...Read more