Laureana Toledo

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Laureana Toledo (born 1970) is a Mexican artist.[1][2]

Toledo was born in Ixtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico in 1970,[3] and lives and works in Mexico City. She began as a photographer, and later incorporated drawing, painting, video, sound and sculpture into her work.[4] From January to March 2009, she was an artist in residence at Gasworks, a contemporary art organisation in South London, UK.[4] She is co-founder of SOMA, an art space in Mexico City which hosts international artists, curators, critics, and art historians in their Summer programs.[5]

According to a SOMA Summer artist-in-residence description,

Laureana is inspired by the imperceptible or transient moments of the everyday, speculating on how such phenomena can gain new forms of visual presentation. Her work often involves systematic and repetitive interventions into different media (texts, books, photographs, painitngs, etc.) to re-code their existing narratives.[5]

Toledo is the daughter of Francisco Toledo.


  • Strategics Questions Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlín, 2005
  • Declaraciones 2Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, 2005
  • Laureana Toledo/Sam Samore Galería OMR a Mexico City, 2005
  • Nombres propios at Caja Negra, Madrid, 2008
  • Abstract Cabinet at Eastside Projects, Birmingham, 2009 in collaboration with John Taylor of Duran Duran
  • Yes at Trolley Gallery, London, 17 March 2010


  1. ^ C.V, DEMOS, Desarrollo de Medios, S. A. de (13 April 2010). "La Jornada: Laureana Toledo disfraza banda-pieza de arte con rock para enganchar a un espectador imaginario". Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 8 December 2011. Retrieved 27 January 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "SOMA MEXICO – Laureana Toledo". Retrieved 1 May 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |website= (help)
  4. ^ a b "Residencies | Gasworks". Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  5. ^ a b "SOMA MEXICO – About". Retrieved 1 May 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |website= (help)