Laura Couttie is an emerging writer, curator and arts administrator based in Melbourne. Laura was awarded a Bachelor of Arts (Art History) with First Class Honours from the University of Melbourne in 2013. She has held various positions with galleries and arts organisations in Melbourne over the past five years, including Next Wave, Melbourne Fringe, Tolarno Galleries, West Space, ACCA and Experimenta Media Arts, and Judd Foundation in New York. Laura was a Board Member of artist-run space SEVENTH Gallery from 2012-2014.
Recent projects include curating the SEVENTH Gallery Workers Window; starting an online artist interview series; and establishing the Living Room Project, an ongoing project based on a nomadic model of exhibition making, in response to the difficulty in finding affordable and available traditional exhibition spaces.