Laura Preston is an artist and writer. Among other projects, she is currently writing her doctorate conjointly with the Institute of Art Theory and Cultural Studies, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and the University of Kassel. She is also the editor of Next Spring (Atlas Projectos and Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi, Victoria University of Wellington). She was associate editor of documenta 14, Athens / Kassel, curator-at-large for the Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi, and a guest curator at Portikus, Frankfurt am Main. She lives in Berlin.