Artist & writer
Laura Grace Ford is an artist and writer concerned with the politics and poetics of place. Drawing on cognitive mapping, hauntology, and the dérive, Ford’s multidisciplinary practice maps the urban unconscious. She completed a PhD at Royal College of Art, London, 2021, and was a 2013–2014 Stanley Picker Fellow at Kingston University, London. She is author of Savage Messiah (Verso, 2011), and her writing has appeared in journals and magazines including Frieze, The White Review, Afterall, The Guardian, Dazed, and Art Review. Ford lives and works in London.