Angel Lartigue


Angel Lartigue is an artist born and raised in Houston TX. Lartigue dropped out of high school as a teenager and has since pursued in solitary research. Designer of 2017 label book, "La ciencia avanza pero yo no", part of Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Hirsch Library rare book collection. Lartigue’s primary motivation is to investigate and redefine the relationship between the body and land through the use of organic matter as raw material. This concentration has lead experimenting with processes of decomposition into artworks, incorporating fungi, insects, and even odors captured during fieldwork. Lartigue was recently invited to take part in the 2019 artistic-laboratory residency, SymbioticA (University of Western Australia, Perth, AU) to forward this research and artistic exploration.

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Near Northside, Houston, TX