Lauren Dyer Amazeen
Contemporary arts and culture writer, researcher, lecturer
Lauren is an independent contemporary arts writer, researcher and lecturer. She has written regularly for Artforum International, The Swedish Bulletin (Stockholm) and TemaCeleste (Milan). She has also written for MAP magazine, ArtReview and Paletten. She is currently part of Hidden Objects Oxford — a new project comprised of 5 independent and University curators and researchers based in Oxford with an interest in contemporary art and design. Lauren is a guest lecturer in the MLitt Art Writing progamme at Glasgow School of Art and an external PhD supervisor at Edinburgh College of Art.
She is Chair of Cove Park international residencies on the west coast of Scotland, and a Trustee of David Dale Gallery (artist run space in Glasgow). She is a Fellow of the RSA in London and a member of The Frontline Club, London. Lauren received an MFA from the Columbia University School of Arts in NYC, and completed post graduate studies at Radcliffe College, Harvard University and at Bennington College, Vermont.
Lauren was the Director of the international arts space, The Kitchen, in NYC during the 1990’s and a founding advisor to the ZKM in Karlsruhe, Germany.