Among other projects, Laura Preston is currently writing and researching toward a doctorate in art history on conceptual painting with Sabeth Buchmann at the Institute of Art Theory and Cultural Studies, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. An associate editor for documenta 14, she lived in Athens from spring 2016 to autumn 2017. She was the curator-at-large for the Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi, Victoria University of Wellington, following her time as a guest curator at Portikus, Frankfurt am Main. She lives in Berlin.