Rosell Meseguer, Spain 1976
A Visual artist and PhD in Fine Arts, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where she is currently a Masters and Undergraduate Professor. Since 2005 she has developed her professional career between Europe and Latin America through partnerships with museums, art galleries and workshops at different universities in the Americas. She is related to the Research group: Interfaces Culturales, Cuenca, Spain
She lives in Madrid, Spain.
After being shortlisted at PHOTOEspaña 2004 to be part of the exhibition: Mediterranean Between Reality and Utopia at The Photographers´ Gallery, with her project: Bateria de Cenizas. Metodología de la Defensa, she exhibited also at places such as Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona, Kulturhuset, Stockholm; National Museum of Photography, Copenhague or the Museo Leopoldo Rother in Bogotá. She is fascinated by Cold War & Propaganda issues from the past to the present, developing her particular project: OVNI Archive, an unusual archive, installation and photography collection displayed first at Matadero Madrid (2010-2011); Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Ciudad de México, ARTIUM, Vitoria Gasteiz, SÓNAR Santiago de Chile 2016 or Art Center South Florida, Miami.
Meanwhile she has made presentations of her work in spaces such as M.N.C.A.R.S. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Manifesta 8, 2010-2011, Plat(t)form 2013, Fotomuseum, Winthertur, Zurich, and her work is in collections such as C.A.2M. Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo Madrid; AENA Foundation; Royal Academy of Spain in Rome; private collections in USA (Board Whitney Museum New York), Latinamerica and Spain (DKV Seguros). In 2017 the IVAM, Ankaria Foundation and Unicaja have also acquired artist's work.
Her work is developed in different media – photography, installation, file, publications, drawings, painting and video - linked to the investigation of historical process and socio-political & economic consequences. It analyses the construction of history and the creation of methodologies of documentation that have been developed since 2001 in several research stays in M.O.MA, New York; Tate Britain, London; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Cannonball Miami, Florida or the National Library of Spain BNE, Madrid, and her membership at the research group: Decolonizing knowledge and aesthetics between Goldsmiths London and Matadero Madrid.
On the horizon: she is doing research on an invisible layer discovered by a German Scientist group, a result of this research can be seen at her project Lo Invisible showed at Tabacalera Madrid, and Centro Párraga, Murcia.