Lasser is a Professor of Art at San José State University living in Oakland, California. She produces photographs, video, site-specific installations and public art dealing with environmental issues and social justice. Lasser often works in a collaborative mode with other artists, writers, students, public agencies, community organizations, and international coalitions to produce public art and promote public dialogue.
Lasser exhibits her work nationally and internationally. Recent international exhibitions include installations at museums such as The Metenkov Museum of Photography, Yekaterinburg, Russia, The Recoleta Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and The Caixa Cultural Center in Rio De Janeiro.
Lasser also participates in international biennials such as ZERO1: Global Art on the Edge, San Jose, California, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada and the Pingyao International Photography Festival in Pingyao, China. Earlier national and international exhibitions include: Aronson Galleries–Parsons School of Design in New York City, Wave Hill Glyndor Gallery in the Bronx, New York City, L.A. County Museum of Art in Los Angeles, California, the De Young Museum and the Exploratorium Observation Gallery in San Francisco, the Osaka World Trade Center Museum in Japan and the Academy of Film in Prague, Czech Republic.
Lasser is currently the U.S. project lead in cross-cultural art exchanges and public art festivals with Russia, Iran, and India.