Lauren Wetmore is a curator and writer. She is a curatorial fellow at Mudam, Luxembourg, and co-host/producer of Momus: The Podcast. She has contributed to exhibitions, biennials and commissioning programs internationally including the 2013 Carnegie International (Pittsburgh), Frieze Projects (London, 2014-15) and Meeting Points 8 at La Loge (Brussels, 2016), Windsor Hotel (Cairo, 2016) and the Beirut Art Center (2017). Her independent curatorial projects include Basir Mahmood: I watch you do for Kunstenfestivaldesarts at Cinema Galerie (Brussels, 2019) and The Conversation, for which she was awarded the Encura curatorial residency at Fundació AAVC Hangar (Barcelona, 2015). She has also held positions at The Banff Centre, Barbican Art Gallery and has spoken at the Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam, 2018), Ashkal Alwan (Beirut, 2018) and Edition Artbook Fair (Toronto, 2017). Wetmore was short-listed for the 2016 International Awards for Art Criticism and has contributed to publications including Xavier Cha: abduct (MOCA Cleveland, 2015) and These Are the Tools of the Present: Beirut–Cairo (Sternberg Press, 2017). Wetmore holds a MFA in Criticism & Curatorial Practice from OCAD University, Toronto, and a BA in Art History and Gender Studies from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
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