Lauren Reid, Berlin
Lauren Reid (born 1983 Melbourne, Australia. Lives and works in Berlin, Germany) is and independent curator. She is Co-Director of inset collective, Lecturer in Curatorial Practice at Node Centre for Curatorial Studies and she is a PhD Candidate in Social and Cultural Anthropology at Freie Universitat in Berlin.
Reid’s research results in exhibitions, writing and moving images that combine cultural artefacts, documentary sources, field recordings, artworks and artistic references. In her curatorial practice, she creates immersive experiences that activate all the senses – touch, sound, sight, smell and even taste – as a method to bring audiences inside the world of a topic, be it outer space, a future nuclear waste repository or a fictional character.
Since 2010, she has curated over thirty exhibitions at locations such as the Moscow museum of Modern Art for the IV Moscow International Biennale for Young Art; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany; Kuhsthal Viborg, Denmark as part of the European Capital of Culture 2017; Casino – Forum d’ Art Contemporain, Luxembourg; and Kunstverein Gottingen, Germany.