Curator Laura Roulet (Washington, DC) is an independent curator and writer, specializing in contemporary and Latin American art. Laura’s 5×5 exhibition is titled Activate => Participate for which she has chosen to work almost entirely with local artists to create communal, multi-sensory experiences for diverse audiences.

Artists in Activate => Participate:

Ben Ashworth
The Floating Lab Collective
Charles Juhasz-Alvarado
Patrick McDonough
Wilmer Wilson IV

Check out what else Laura is curating this summer in the District:  Sculpting Outside the Lines  for Arts in Foggy Bot­tom Out­door Sculp­ture Exhibit starting April 21st!

Laura Roulet is an independent curator and writer, specializing in contemporary and Latin American art. She has organized exhibitions in Puerto Rico at el Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, la Galería Nacional, and in Washington DC at the Art Museum of the Americas, the Mexican Cultural Institute, Edison Place Gallery, Hillyer Art Space, Project 4, Fusebox and the DC Art Center. Her publications include many catalogue essays, encyclopedia entries, articles in Art Journal, Sculpture, and the book Contemporary Puerto Rican Installation Art, the Guagua Aerea, the Trojan Horse and the Termite. She worked on the Ana Mendieta retrospective, organized by the Hirshhorn Museum in 2004, and contributed to that catalogue.

Besides being a native Midwesterner and honorary Puerto Rican, she is a big booster for artists in the DC region.

More about her curatorial activities at:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Laura-Roulet/117217441657815?ref=ts

Photos from “Traveling Light, Five Artists from Chile,” an exhibit she organized, currently up at the OAS Art Museum of the Americas:

http://museum.oas.org/exhibitions/photo-galleries/2011-chile-photos-tl.html