Laura Barrón

Laura Barrón is a photo and video-based artist and arts educator. She holds an MFA in visual arts from York University and a BFA in visual arts from the National School of Plastic Arts (ENAP-UNAM) in Mexico. Since 1996 her work has been exhibited and published internationally. She has taught photography in several institutions, including the University of Morelos (UAEM) in Mexico and York and OCAD Universities in Toronto. Laura’s work belongs to several public and private collections and has been awarded and extensively supported by FONCA-CONACULTA Mexico, the Ontario Arts Council, the Toronto Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. Laura’s work explores the meanings of the landscape. Through the examination of territory, geography, and cartography she seeks to create relationships between memory, place, and presence. Laura emigrated from Mexico to Canada in 2003. She currently lives between Toronto and Mexico City.