Visiting Artist | Laia Abril | Gary Metz Series (Photography Department)
Laia Abril is a visual artist, photographer and bookmaker from Barcelona. After graduating in Journalism she enrolled FABRICA’s — the Benneton artist residency; where she worked at COLORS Magazine as a creative editor and staff photographer for 5 years. Her work is held in private and public collections as Musée de l’Elysée, Winterthur Museum in Switzerland or MNAC in Barcelona. She is the author of Thinspiration (Self-published 2012), The Epilogue (Dewi Lewis, 2014), Tediousphilia(Musée de l’Elysée, 2014) and Lobismuller—holder of the Images Book Award. Her current new long-term project A History of Misogyny, first chapter On Abortion — exhibited at Les Rencontres in Arles in 2016; will be published by Dewi Lewis in 2017.
Tuesday, October 17 at 7:00pm
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum
Chace Center, 20 North Main Street, Providence, RI