Carmen Roca Igual

Guest artist

Carmen de la Roca is a lens-based artist researching human behavior and the social makeup we apply in relation to new media.

Her work combines identity, technology, empowerment and the role of new media, but also the essential pursuit of communication, spirituality, and connection that most humans are in search of. She researches and explores experiences through fictional characters as a proxy to hers and society’s dilemmas. The characters live through contemporary narratives as they discover how to utilize the content they create in this attention economy. 

Carmen Roca Igual, BA Interactive/Media/Design 'Novel'
'Novel', Carmen Roca Igual, 2020 - photo: Jamal Ageli

Roca Igual graduated from the Royal Academy of Art The Hague in 2020. Her work was officially selected for the #AmLatino Film Festival and was nominated for the Young Talent Award during Dutch Design Week.

She has assisted artists and filmmakers Amalia Ulman and Pauline Curnier Jardin, and her work was shown before in Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Rijeka, and The Hague.