Laura Raicovich

Laura Raicovich

Laura Raicovich is a writer based in New York. She lectures internationally, and has contributed regularly to The Brooklyn Rail. She is the author of At the Lightning Field, a lyric essay and parallel text to Walter De Maria’s renowned artwork (Coffee House Press) and A Diary of Mysterious Difficulties, a book based on Viagra and Cialis spam (Publication Studio). She is an editor of Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency, and Cultural Production (OR Books).  Laura is also Director of The Queens Museum. She is a champion of socially engaged art practices that address the most pressing social, political, and ecological issues of our times, and has defined her career with artist-driven projects and programs. Recent programs at the Queens Museum include projects with Mariam Ghani, Duke Riley, Marinella Senatore, Rebecca Solnit, the Ramones, and Mickalene Thomas.