Lara Pan is an independent curator born in Belgrade and based in New York, with projects around the world.
Lara began her career working with the landmark SKC Gallery, which presented conceptual and new media art in spite of the instability of the former Yugosalvia region in the 1990’s and early 2000’s. In 2005, she founded The New Art Project, a curatorial platform which innovates with the goal of spatial interventions between various forms of artistic supports and habitats.
Recent exhibitions curated include Displacement (2012), an installation and performance by Roberta Lima at White Box in New York City, and a solo presentation by Reynold Reynolds at Videotage in Hong Kong. In 2011 she curated Braco Dimitrijevic’s retrospective at White Box and the inaugural exhibit at Ford Art Project, When the Fairy Tale Never Ends, both in New York City.
Other selected curatorial projects include Win Delvoye ‘s Torre (2009) at the Peggy Guggenheim collection in Venice, Italy; Possible Ties Between Illness and Success (2008)at Carlo Zanni (IT) in Paris, France and Walls & Gateways(2008), an exhibition at the abandoned factory Esec in Ghent, Belgium in collaboration with Existentie.
Lara has also presented projects at art fairs and festivals globally, including a panel discussion of Paco Barragan and Oliver Kielmayer at Arte Fiera Bologna (2012), Elaine Levy Projects’ booth for Art Vilnius (2009) and projects with Circa Puerto Rico and Photo Miami in 2007. In 2009 she curated Pandora’s Sound Box for Performa, New York.