Laura Barrón is a photo- and video-based artist, and arts educator. She holds an MFA in Visual Arts from York University and a BFA from the National School of Plastic Arts (ENAP-UNAM) in Mexico. Since 1996, her work has been exhibited and published internationally. She has taught photography in several institutions, including the University of Morelos (UAEM) in Mexico as well as York University and OCAD University in Toronto. Barrón’s work belongs to several public and private collections and has been awarded and extensively supported by FONCA- CONACULTA Mexico, the Ontario Arts Council, the Toronto Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. Barrón explores the meanings of landscape within her practice. Through the examination of territory, geography and cartography she seeks to create relationships between memory, place and presence.