Rosanna Mclaughlin is a writer and curator based in London. Her work has been published in Frieze magazine, Artsy, The White Review and BOMB. She was shortlisted for the Fitzcarraldo Essay Prize, 2016. Between 2011 and 2013 she co-ran Hobbs Mclaughlin gallery. Her interests lie in reportage, feminist practices, and the cultural and economic narratives that dictate the type of art that gains prominence. Rosanna recently read an excerpt from The Pious and The Pommery, a satirical essay on the Frieze Art Fair 2015, published recently in The White Review where she discussed the role of the critic in the contemporary art world. The talk titled "The Uncritical Critic (Whatever Happened to Opinion?)" was hosted by the Market Gallery in Glasgow. Rosanna was in residence at NLS Kingston, Jamaica between March and April 2017. During her time in
During her time in residence, Rosanna has reviewed the 2017 Jamaica Biennial for Frieze, met with fellow artists, and done further research on Cuban artist Ana Mendieta. Ahead of her departure back to London, Rosanna delivered an essay entitled: Strange, How Glad I Am to Mourn, at her NLS residence in Kingston. Highlights from the event can be seen below, with the link to the Facebook album also available. For more from Rosanna's residency, check out the links the below.