Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1973.
Lives and works in Malmö and Copenhagen.
Carla is a visual artist, professor of Conceptual and Contextual Practices at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, and guest curator of the 34th Bienal de São Paulo.
Group shows in which she has participated include SPRÅK (Havremagasinet, Länskonsthall, 2020), Shout Fire (Röda Sten Konsthall, Gothenburg, 2018), A Universal History of Infamy (LACMA, Los Angeles, 2017), Carla Zaccagnini and Runo Lagomarsino (Konsthall, Malmö, 2015), Un saber realmente útil (Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, 2014), Under the Same Sun (Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2014), the 8th Berlin Biennale (Berlin, 2014), the 9th Shanghai Biennale (Shanghai, 2012) and the 28th Bienal de São Paulo (2008).
Her recent solo shows include Mañana iba a ser ayer (MUNTREF, Buenos Aires, 2019), You say you are one, I hear we are many (OBRA, Malmö, 2019), El presente, mañana (Museo Experimental el Eco, Mexico DF, 2018), I am also stepping on wet sand (SixthyEight Art Institute, Copenhagen, 2017), Panapanã (Vila Itororó, São Paulo, 2016), Histórias feministas: Carla Zaccagnini (MASP, São Paulo, 2015) and Elements of Beauty (Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven / FirstSite, Colchester, 2015).
Her work has been featured in publications such as Cream 3 (London: Phaidon, 2003), Contemporary Art Brazil (London: Thames & Hudson, 2013) and Art Cities of the Future: 21-Century Avant-Garde (London: Phaeton, 2013) and is included in collections such as Tate Modern (London), Solomon Guggenheim Museum (New York), MUSAC (León, Spain), Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo and Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, among others.