Laura Anderson Barbata
Laura Anderson Barbata is an artist born in Mexico who now lives and works in New York and Mexico City. Working in photography, video, drawing, sculpture, installation, and public art, Barbata has made a name for herself with exhibitions and performances most recently at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and throughout Latin America and Europe. Since 1992 she has worked primarily in the social realm, initiating projects in the Amazon of Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Norway, Mexico, and New York City. She currently works with the performing group known as the Brooklyn Jumbies, who will perform under her direction and in collaboration with Fort Worth’s Amphibian Productions at the Modern on November 22. For Tuesday Evenings, Barbata presents her work and the way it has taken her from conventional studio practice to a broader engagement with her surroundings.