Tessa Laird

Tessa Laird is a writer, artist, and Lecturer in Critical and Theoretical Studies at VCA School of Art. In the late 1990s she co-founded and edited two important New Zealand art magazines: Monica Reviews Art and LOG Illustrated. Since then she has been a critic for various publications including the New Zealand Listener, Art New Zealand, and Art and Australia, and has written countless catalogue essays and chapters in artists’ monographs. Her speculative enquiry into colour A Rainbow Reader was published by Clouds in 2013, and her book Bat, as part of Reaktion’s celebrated Animal series, was released in 2018. Tessa is editor of Art + Australia Online.

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Journal Articles by Tessa Laird

Art + Australia. 2019. Issue Five (55.2)
Tessa Laird
Art + Australia. 2017. Issue One (53.2)
Tessa Laird