Juan David Laserna
Bogotá, Colombia, 1984.
Lives and works in New York
Juan David Laserna studied at the School of Plastic Arts (2004) and received a Master's Degree in Plastic and Visual Arts (2010) from the National University of Colombia. His work comprises a varied group of strategies that combine media and plastic operations, usually based on visual criticism and analysis of media devices.
In 2018 he was the winner of the IX Luis Caballero award with the SET project. He is university professor, member of the Maski collective (www.maski.laveneno.org) with whom he has developed research and creation projects since 2005.
He has been awarded the Scholarship for Students Outstanding Postgraduate degrees from the academic vice-rector of the National University and the creation grant from the Ministry of Culture of Colombia (2015).
His work is part of the collections of the Museum of Antioquia, Museum of Modern Art of Barranquilla MAMB, the Museum of Art Miguel Urrutia MAMU, the Pereira Art Museum and the Bogotá Museum. His projects have been presented continuously since 2008, mainly in independent institutions and spaces in the cities of Bogotá, Cali and Medellín.