Independent Writer, Researcher & Curator 
Laura Algar
is an independent writer, researcher and curator based in Norfolk.

Most recently at the Serpentine, London, she worked as Curatorial Assistant on James Barnor: Accra/London, A Retrospective (2021), and as Editorial Assistant for the accompanying exhibition catalogue; she also produced research for numerous Serpentine projects and live events from 2016-2021.

Sheproduced exhibitions at Roman Road, London, including Natalia LL: Probabilities (2016), Thomas Mailaender: Ultraviolet (2016) and Antony Cairns: Process (2016). As Assistant Curator at ATLAS Gallery, London, she worked closely alongside photographer and educator Floris Neusüss to curate Light Works: The Art of the Photogram (2016), where she also produced exhibitions Ernst Haas: Reconstructing London (2015), Marc Riboud: Paris to Peking (2015), Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders (2015), and Spring Revolutions: May 1968 - A Tale of Two Cities (2014).

With with her husband, Graphic Designer Chris Algar, she created Photolocale; an online journal featuring interviews with London-based photographic artists.

Since 2017 she has worked as a freelance researcher in the visual arts, whilst also copy-editing, providing transcription services and ghost/writing in the form of essays, catalogue texts, and articles for industry periodicals.

Having been awarded a DYCP grant from Arts Council England in summer 2021, she undertook a period of research on arts intitiatives and practitioners across Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex under the title A Topography of Arts and Culture in East Anglia

E: Laura.algar (at)
M: +44 (0) 7960 852 989