Politics of Friendship / Derrida

Rosell Meseguer

Rosell Meseguer (Spain, 1976) is a visual artist and doctor of  Fine Arts who graduated from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid where she is currently teaching. Since 2005, she has developed her career between Europe and Latin America through alliances with museums, art galleries and workshops in various universities in South America. She was a  finalist  in the show Descubrimientos (PHOTOEspaña 2004), and later on, she was selected with her project Battery of Ashes. Methodology of defense  to be part of the exhibition Mediterranean: Between Reality and Utopia at the Photographers’ Gallery in London. She has also exhibited at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid), Arts Santa Mònica (Barcelona), Kulturhuset (Stockholm), the National Photography Museum (Copenhagen) and the Leopoldo Rother Museum in Bogotá, among others.
She has developed works in  various media such as  photography, installation, archives, publications, drawings, painting and video. She usually links these to specific historical processes and their socio-political and economic consequences. Part of her work reflects on the construction of history  and makes links with the new methods of documentation.
Fascinated by the Cold War and its propaganda, she developed OVNI Archive, an archive made up of various installations and series of photographs, which was exhibited for the first time in Matadero Madrid (2010-2011) and later in Galerie im Taxispalais (Innsbruck), Sonar (Santiago de Chile, 2016) and Art Center South Florida (Miami).
Her works are exhibited in some international collections, such as the Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo (Madrid), AENA Foundation, Royal Academy of Spain in Rome; and private collections of the United States (Board of the Whitney Museum, New York), Latin America and Spain (DKV Insurance).