Adriana Lara was born in Mexico in 1978 and lives in Mexico City. In her artistic work she examines the conditions and character of the art system and critically reflects various approaches and formats that have become established in art. Together with Fernando Mesta and Agustina Ferreyra she founded in 2003 the curatorial collective Perros Negros. She is the editor of Pazmaker, an art quarterly and a member of the band Lasser Moderna. Her works have been shown among others in solo exhibitions in the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, in Air de Paris and in Gaga Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico-Stadt. She has participated in group exhibitions in the Kunsthalle Basel, the New Museum, New York and in the Palais de Tokyo, Paris.