Born in Santiago Chile (1988), lives in Amsterdam. Martín La Roche studied Visual Arts at the University of Chile in Santiago. In 2015 he completed a postgraduate program at the Jan Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, the Netherlands, and since then works between Santiago and Amsterdam. The Mondriaan Fonds supports his practice with a grant for the next four years (2021-2024).
a museum inside a hat.
Musée Légitime (bowler hat), 2019
Collection unfolding, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Image still from video documentation courtesy Steve Remich and Reiley Wooten.
Musée Légitime for Chinese Whispers, 2017
U10, Belgrade, Serbia.
Group exhibition curated by Ignacio Smulewicz and Ana Rosa Ibañez. Showing a piece by David Bernstein.
Musée Légitime for the Exoteric Department, 2017
MACBA, Barcelona, Spain.
Curated by Jordi Ferreiro. Part of the collection is exhibited as a small exhibition inside the different lockers and the keys are distributed through the different rooms of the museum for the public to discover it freely. More information here.
Musée Légitime (La Coppola hat), 2019
Showing ceramic pieces by Ruth Krauskopf, Ana María Fernández, J.C. Herman, Matilde Benmayor, Nives Widauer, Paulina Mellado, Marisol Hidalgo, Carola García & Alma the cat and Yeb Wiersma site-specific piece "Sesión Lúcida".
Musée Légitime for Reverberaciones, 2017
Institut de Moisés Broggi, Barcelona, Spain.
Curated by Jordi Ferreiro. Showing a piece by Michiel Hilbrink. Photo courtesy of Eva Carasol.
Musée Légitime at Villa Romana, 2019
Curated by Marcela Moraga. Showing a piece by Amílcar Guzmán. Photo courtesy of OKNO studio.
Musée Légitime for A potluck for the dead,, 2018
Sunview Luncheonette, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Image still from video courtesy Steve Remich and Reiley Wooten. Showing a piece by Amílcar Guzmán.
Musée Légitime (Panama hat), 2019
Museum building donated by Rocío Chávez. Showing a piece by Timothy Dabriel.
Musée Légitime for Home Sequence with Maartje Fliervoet, 2019
Private apartment, Amsterdam The Netherlands.
Showing a piece by Angela Cura.
Musée Légitime (green cap) for Game of Goose, 2020
Salts, Basel, Switzerland.
An exhibition inside the exhibition curated by Stéphanie Saadé. In the photo presenting and eating a work by Matilde Benmayor.
Musée Légitime (Green cap), 2020
Musée Légitime (Brand hat - Agnes B), 2022
Musée Légitime (Brand Hat), 2022
Presentation at the Citadelpark invited by Kiosk, Ghent.