Laura Cristin Sheren
Born in 1954, she took part in the Basaglia 'revolution' at the Psychiatric Hospital of Gorizia in the sixty-eight. Visual and multidisciplinary artist, from painting - the first love - she subsequently develops Sheren's identity through performance. (Artist) books, poems, texts, videos also produced. Early works together with illustrations of a story by A. Signorelli in La Storia del Cantastorie (director Zoran Lesič) shot in her studio in 1995 by Ljubljana Television, co-protagonist in the role of herself. Art residencies in Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands and Yugoslavia. Active in the mail art networks and the London Biennale, free to pursue independent collaborations. Performances, exhibitions, lectures in Mexico (Performagia4, "Handmade Identity"), New York, Helsinki, Parigi (for R. Roussel at Père-Lachaise), Madrid, Sofia, Venice, Ponza and the South in Italy. Close connection with the music composed ad hoc by Dario Della Rossa. Written words have always accompanied her journey in art/life. Among the publications: didactic and visual section in Fili di Vita (on the work of women in silk manufacturing) in 2000, the story of the psychologist Letizia Comba in Ogni volta è la prima volta, Marsilio in 2016, memoir inFINITO aMARE deposited at Archivio Diaristico Nazionale of Pieve Santo Stefano (Arezzo), Laura Cristin NETWORK in Edizioni Giulia and finalist at the Ruzzier Prize, Vita Activa Editoria of Trieste, in 2022.