Laura Fried

Laura Fried is a curator and writer based in Los Angeles. Before her move west, Fried was a curator at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, where she produced artist projects, performances, and new commissions, and organized major monographic exhibitions with Carey Young, Stephen Prina, Elad Lassry, Manon de Boer, and Richard Aldrich among others. Fried is a regular contributor to museum catalogs as well as art publications and blogs, including Flash Art International, Mousse Magazine, and Frieze.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Expanding Criticality

The Hammer’s Take It Or Leave It investigates the convergence of appropriative tactics with the charge of institutional critique among a generation of radical artists....


Feel This Now: Jennifer Doyle’s “Hold It Against Me”
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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