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Mercedes Azpilicueta

Born in 1981, La Plata, Argentina

Lives and works in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Mercedes Azpilicueta’s artistic practice stands in defiance against rigid, linear historical narratives by foregrounding dissident and dissonant voices. Azpilicueta labels herself a ‘dishonest researcher’ and creates performative and sculptural installations formed in conversation with myths and legends found in libraries and archives and taking inspiration from Neo-Baroque art history, speculative and fictional Latin literature and contemporary popular culture. Azpilicueta’s approach involves f...Read more