International Visitor Programme : April 2019

Laura McLean-Ferris

Laura McLean-Ferris is a writer and Curator at Swiss Institute, New York, where she has curated numerous projects with artists including Cally Spooner, Alex Baczynski-Jenkins, Olga Balema, Aria Dean, Irena Haiduk, Nancy Lupo and Studio for Propositional Cinema. As a writer, she is a regular contributor to Artforum, ArtReview, Art-Agenda, Even, frieze, Mousse, and Flash Art International, and has authored catalogue essays for monographs on the work of Nina Beier, Anna-Sophie Berger, Deimantas Narkevičius, Rachel Rose and Hayley Tompkins. Other recent exhibitions include Our Lacustrine Cities at Chapter NY, New York (2015) and The Forecast at Croy Nielsen, Vienna (2017). She was the recipient of the 2015 Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for short-form writing and her short-form collection The Lacustrine was published in 2016.