Lauren Mackler

Lauren Mackler is a French/American graphic designer and curator based in Los Angeles. After receiving her MFA in Graphic Design at The Rhodes Island School of Design in Providence RI, Mackler moved to Los Angeles to begin teaching at Otis College of Art in the undergraduate and graduate programs for Communication Arts. Shortely after her arrival she founded the Museum of Public Fiction as a forum to stage exhibitions and performances by contemporary artists in LA. A year later she launched Public Fiction a quaterly journal with the same mission in print.

Mackler has organized exhibitions in Paris, New York, Tokyo and Los Angeles, most recently she organized a group exhibition and a performance series at the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles on the occasion of the Transmissions LA: AV Club, in November 2012 she is co-curating with Andrew Berardini an exhibition in the Church of the Holy Shroud in Turin Italy as a part of the special projects of Artissima 19.