Laura is dedicated to art and artistic production that relies on complexity, poetics, and care to create a more engaged and equitable civic realm. Her book, “Culture Strike: Art and Museums in an Age of Protest” (Verso 2021) addresses the ways in which museums and cultural institutions can become better spaces for more people. Raicovich has served as interim director of the Leslie Lohman Museum of Art, a museum devoted to queer art and artists, and is the recipient of both the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellowship and the inaugural Emily H. Tremaine Journalism Fellowship for Curators at Hyperallergic. She previously served as President and Executive Director of the Queens Museum, inaugurated Creative Time’s Global Initiatives, was deputy director at Dia Art Foundation, and worked at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Public Art Fund, and New York City’s Department of Parks and Recreation. Raicovich lectures internationally and has published a number of books including “Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency, and Cultural Production” (OR Books, 2017); “At the Lightning Field” (Coffee House Press, 2017); and “A Diary of Mysterious Difficulties” (Publication Studio, 2014).