a cross-disciplinary artist involved in individual and collective projects within and across several fields.
Working as an architect, video artist, photographer, set designer, and digital media artist, Larauza co-founded the network trajection(s) with Emmanuelle Vincent in 1999 and t.r.a.n.s.i.t.s.c.a.p.e in 2003.
He was a research assistant at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and worked on the Pearl River Delta Project as an assistant with Map Office, a project that received the prestigious Inspiration Award of the International Architecture Biennale in Rotterdam in May 2003.
Pierre Larauza has experimented on 'space/non-place' and on the movement of the subjective body (his own as the 'videographer') and has participated in numerous group exhibitions.
Larauza graduated from the School of Fine Arts in Bordeaux, France (DNAP in 1998), the School of Multimedia in Sydney, Australia (2001) and the School of Architecture at Paris-la-Villette (2004).
He was artist in residence in Hong Kong in autumn 2003 at Videotage through t.r.a.n.s.i.t.s.c.a.p.e. With Emmanuelle Vincent he directed the video-dance Over the Game.
Ongoing projects include a visual essay on prostitution spaces for HK lab 2 guest edited by Laura Ruggeri (Hong Kong: Map Book Publishers, forthcoming 2004).
He is presently conducting research on 'Paysages rhizomatiques' (Rhizomatic Landscapes), an urban analysis system.
His project Micro-silences has just been nominated for the Minimaousse competition organized by the French Institute of Architecture (IFA).