Runo Lagomarsino

Italian-Argentine-Swedish, b. 1977

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Runo Lagomarsino

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Italian-Argentine-Swedish, b. 1977

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Biography

In his multimedia artworks, Runo Lagomarsino’s interest in the legacy of transatlantic migration patterns intersects with his own biography. A 2015 Venice Biennale participant, Lagomarsino—who is based in Brazil—was born in Sweden to Argentine parents who descended from Italian émigrés. In his installations, collages, films, and drawings, he examines different moments of transatlantic travel—from colonialism and the slave trade to the waves of immigrants during both World Wars. Through the pairings of found objects and projections of images of monuments, Lagomarsino uncovers the residue of these historical journeys. He highlights the lingering effects of political warfare and imperialist agendas that are embedded in simple objects and sites that form the fabric of daily life.

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Dallas Museum of Art
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Palais de Tokyo, and 4 more
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Biography

In his multimedia artworks, Runo Lagomarsino’s interest in the legacy of transatlantic migration patterns intersects with his own biography. A 2015 Venice Biennale participant, Lagomarsino—who is based in Brazil—was born in Sweden to Argentine parents who descended from Italian émigrés. In his installations, collages, films, and drawings, he examines different moments of transatlantic travel—from colonialism and the slave trade to the waves of immigrants during both World Wars. Through the pairings of found objects and projections of images of monuments, Lagomarsino uncovers the residue of these historical journeys. He highlights the lingering effects of political warfare and imperialist agendas that are embedded in simple objects and sites that form the fabric of daily life.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Dallas Museum of Art
Group
Group show at a major institution
Palais de Tokyo, and 4 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 2 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 3 more