Laura Lima was born in Governador Valadares, in the state of Minas Gerais (1971) and lives and works in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2014 she won the Bonnefanten Award. Recent exhibitions include: Slight Agitation 4/4 – Horse Takes King, Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy (2018); Welcome to the jungle, Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany (2018); A room and a half, CCA Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland (2017); Lugares do Delírio [Places of Delirium] (2017 and 2018), at the Museu de Arte do Rio [Rio Art Museum] – MAR, Rio de Janeiro and at Sesc Pompeia, in São Paulo, Brazil; Illusion and Revelation (2016-2017), Bonnefanten Museum, the Netherlands. Lima participated in the 1998 and 2006 editions of the Bienal de São Paulo and is a founding partner, along with Marcio Botner and Ernesto Neto, of the A Gentil Carioca art gallery in Rio de Janeiro. The artist is represented by the galleries Luisa Strina (São Paulo), A Gentil Carioca (Rio de Janeiro) and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery (Nova York).
Minas Gerais, 1971