Laura McLean

Laura McLean (Sydney/London) is a curator and writer, and Deputy Chair of Runway.

Holding an MFA (Distinction) in Curating from Goldsmiths College, and a BVA (Hons 1) and MVA from Sydney College of the Arts, she also studied at Alberta College of Art and Design and the Universität der Künste Berlin, and has been a resident of, for example, the Helsinki International Curatorial Program, Finland; Slakthusateljéerna studios, Sweden; Nida Art Colony, Lithuania; Casino Luxembourg Forum d’art Contemporain, Luxembourg; and Porosity Studios at Dong Hua University Shanghai, China.

Past curatorial projects include the twin exhibition program Zoe v Bios at Artistic Bokeh, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, 2015; the Contingent Movements Archive, initiated as Assistant Curator of the Maldives Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale and further developed at UNESCO, Paris, 2013; Crisis Complex, Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney, 2012; and Survey, Eveleigh Yards, Sydney, 2010. Her writing has been presented by  journals and publishers including Runway, Photomediations Machine, Arena, FRAME Finland, and the MIT Press (upcoming).

laura@runway.org.au

See more by Laura McLean:

Issue32

Editorial: RE/PRODUCTION

Issue31

Tribunal: a review

Issue30

On the threatened closure of Sydney College of the Arts

Issue26

Strike!

Issue26

Constructions of the ‘We’

Issue26

Rights of Nature

Issue26

The Government Machine

Issue24

Rising Rights, Unbound Islands, and Contingent Movements

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