Latifa Echakhch

Latifa Echakhch was born in El Khnansa, Morocco in 1974 and lives in Martigny, Switzerland. Eponymous exhibitions of her work have been presented at Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland (2012); Museum Haus Esters, Kunstmuseen, Krefeld, Germany (2011); MACBA, Barcelona, Spain (2010); and Tate Mondern, London, England (2008). Her work has been featured in thematic exhibitions internationally, such as It is what it is. Or is it?, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (2012); ILLUMInations, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (2011); 21st Century: Art in the First Decade, Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia (2010); Flow, Studio Museum Harlem, New York (2008); and Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum, New York and Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley, Massachusetts (2007). Latifa Echakhch has been recently nominated for the 2013 Marcel Duchamp Prize.