Photographers Lake Verea work as a team since they met in 2005. Working simultaneously with two cameras of the same format, swapping cameras and/or fussing ideas, the duo has created a unique blend of objectivism relaying mostly on analogue rather than digital techniques. Their two key interest have been modernist architecture and portraiture, which they marry up by capturing the human dimensions of buildings with the solemnity of portraits. Their modus operandi involves intention carefully planned to create a discourse. Their pursuit is to talk about light with light and time with time from the territory of memory embracing a particular fascination for modern ruins captured by the mechanics and optics of archaic cameras, lenses, and printing techniques.

Lake Verea have received the acquisition prize of the Purificación García Collection in 2013 and the British Journal of photography in 2007 amongst others. Their work is in numerous Mexican and international collection and published widely in specialized books, catalogues, magazines and blogs over the years.


Verea Lake
Lake Verea
Mexico City, 2005

Past Exhibitions

Lake Verea: Paparazza Moderna

Vitra Design Museum
02/02/2019 — 07/07/2019

Podría Ser (Una Flecha): Una Lectura De La Colección Jumex

Museo Jumex Arte Contemporáneo
29/11/2018 — 31/03/2019

Persistencia II

Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte – MUCA Roma
11/12/2015 — 03/04/2016

Solo Shows


Cuartos Obscuros, Barragán en Penumbra Casa Luis Barragán. Casa Estudio Luis Barragán Ciudad de México


(In)Seguridad, tipos de guardaespaldas en América Latina. Museo Álvarez Bravo. Oaxaca.


(In)Seguridad, tipos de guardaespaldas en América Latina” Association of Photographers Gallery, Londres. Winner of the British Journal of Photography Award.

Group Shows


Persistencias II MUCA Roma, Ciudad de México, Curator Yameli Mera.

Objectsfoodrooms, (repeat the same and its no longer the same) Proyecto Paralelo, Ciudad de México. Curadotors Paola Jasso y Violeta Horcasitas.

El estado de las cosas, FotoMuseo 4Caminos, Ciudad de México. Curator: Francisco Mata Rosas

La cuarta dimensión Instituto de Visión, Bogotá. Curators Beatriz López y María Wills.


Estudio Abierto #3, Index of victory. MAZ, Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Jalisco, México,


The extraordinary within the Ordinary 13 Festival Internacional de Fotografía International en la ciudad de Pingyao, Museo Wuhan, en China. Curator Patricia Mendoza. (catálogo)

Lago Asfaltado Museo Archivo de la Fotografía Ciudad de México. Curators Estela Treviño y Alejandro Hernández.

Permanencia Sismos del 85 Museo de Arte Moderno. Curator Daniel Garza Usabiaga.



Contacts & Details

City of birth: Mexico City Country of birth: Mexico Date of birth: 2005 Lives in: Mexico City, Mexico
Studio: Colonia Escandón, Tacubay
Mexico City, Mexico
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