About the artwork
About the Artist - 5 more artworksLaurence Aëgerter (Marseille, 1972) is a multi-disciplinary artist who lives and works in Amsterdam and Marseille. She graduated from a bachelor ﬁne arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in 2006, after studying art history at the VU University in Amsterdam. Photography, installation and artist’s books are her main media. Her work addresses the permanent transformation in the essence of things. She examines the archive that shapes our collective memory. Displacement and translation are essential themes in her work. Over the past years she has been exhibiting in several international solo and group shows, including Fries Museum, Leeuwarden; Le Louvre, Paris; MAMAC (Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art), Nice; Museum van Loon, Amsterdam; Hermitage
Museum, Amsterdam. Her work is in numerous public collections including Paul Getty Centre in Los Angeles; Museum of Modern Art in New York; Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris; MAMAC in Nice; Fries Museum in Leeuwarden and Caldic Collection in Rotterdam.