Born in Buenos Aires, David Lamelas was a key figure in the emergence of an international conceptual art in the late 1960s. Originally a sculptor, he became a pioneering film artist. Lamelas has lived and made work across Europe and America.
His work has been exhibited in Europe, America and Asia including at Centre Pompidou, Paris; MACBA, Barcelona; Kunsthalle, Berlin; PS1 Contemporary Art centre, New York; Tate Modern, London; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and MOCA, Los Angeles.
During his residency at Raven Row Lamelas shot a new film entitled Time as Activity: London and after screenings of his work at the gallery was in conversation with long time collaborator Hildegarde Duane.