Laida Lertxundi

1981, Bilbao, Spain

Laida Lertxundi
Laida Lertxundi

Laida Lertxundi is a filmmaker and artist living and working in L.A, California. Her work, shot primarily on 16mm in and around L.A, is made with people, landscapes and sounds, and employs a fragmentary approach to editing in which cinematic forms of storytelling are replaced by a focus on process and materiality. Her solo exhibitions include, Made in LA, Hammer Museum, 2016, DA2, Salamanca, 2015; Vdrome, 2014; Marta Cervera Contemporary, Madrid, 2013. Her work has been featured in the Bienal de La Habana, 2015; Al’s Grand Hotel, Frieze Projects, New York, 2014; LIAF, Biennial, Norway, 2013; the Lyon Biennale, 2013; and in the Whitney Biennial, 2012. Lertxundi’s films have screened in museums, festivals, and galleries, including most recently at White Chapel Gallery, 2015; Glynn Vivian Gallery, Wales, 2015; National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 2015; Museo de Arte Moderno, Medellin, 2015; LUX, London, 2014; Kunstverein, Hamburg, 2014; Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2014; BAM, Brooklyn, 2014; MAK Schindler House, Los Angeles, 2014; PS1 MoMA, 2013; Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, 2013; Baltimore Museum of Art, 2013; and Tate Modern, London, 2011.