Liane Lang (born in Germany) is a London-based artist who studied at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin and completed a BA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London followed by a Postgraduate Diploma at the Royal Academy Schools, London, where she graduated in 2006. Recent projects have included residencies in Budapest, Hungary (2009) and Riga, Latvia (2010), where the artist used photography and animation to stage interventions with monuments from the Socialist era. Lang has completed other residencies in New York (2013), Provence (2012) and Berlin (2014). She has exhibited widely both in the UK and abroad and her work is held in a number of prominent collections, including, among others, the collections of Deutsche Bank, Royal Academy of Art, White Cube, Ernst & Young, Arts Council Of England, Saatchi Gallery and Kunstverein Bregenz in Austria. Lang's solo exhibitions include, among others, those at Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University, New York (2013); Art First Projects, London (2013); WW Gallery, London (2011); KvH Projects, London (2010), Squid/Tabernacle, London (2010); Supernova Gallery, Riga (2010); and Kunstverein Heidelberg (2007). Selected group shows include Focal Point Gallery, Southend (2012); WW Gallery at the Venice Biennale (2011); Flaming July, Leighton House Museum, London (2010); ArtFutures, Bloomberg Space, London (2007); Go-Between, Kunstverein Bregenz, Austria (2005); Sesiones Animadas, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid (2005); 2002 Liverpool Biennial; Animations, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Centre, New York (2001); and New Labour, Saatchi Gallery, London (2001). Lang was awarded the Hotshoe Magazine Photography Prize (2012); the Selina Cheneviere Fellowship and Hugh Merrell Dissertation Award in 2006; the Henry Moore Foundation Production Award and Lynn Painter Stainers Award in 2005; the London Arts Board Production Award (2002); and the Tooth Travel Award (2001). Later this year, Lang will undertake a residential fellowship at the Bogliasco Foundation's study centre in Liguria, Italy.