Meeting Points 8, Mophradat
Lauren Wetmore is a Canadian curator based in Brussels where she works with Mophradat (formerly Young Arab Theatre Fund). Previously, she was Associate Curator of Frieze Projects (London, UK), where she oversaw interdisciplinary commissions by artists including Lutz Bacher, Cerith Wyn Evans and Nick Mauss with Curator Nicola Lees. As Curatorial Assistant for the 2013 Carnegie International (Pittsburgh, USA), she co-authored the exhibition’s catalogue and contributed to its offsite public programme ‘The Apartment’, with presentations by Kevin Beasley and others. As Programme Coordinator of visual arts residencies at The Banff Centre (Banff, Canada), she produced Ragnar Kjartansson’s television spectacular Soiree TV. She has also held curatorial positions at the Barbican Art Gallery and was the inaugural winner of the 2015 Ecura curatorial residency at Hangar (Barcelona, Spain). She has contributed to publications and catalogues including Xavier Cha: abduct (MOCA Cleveland, 2015).
Image Credit: Celia Perrin Sidarous
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