Hi, I’m Lana, a writer based in Auckland New Zealand. I am the Visual Arts Editor of The Pantograph Punch, Contributing Editor of Design Assembly and Founding Editor of #500words. Welcome to my website, please don’t hesitate to get in touch about enquiries or future projects.
Lana Lopesi is a critic of art and culture based in Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa. Lana’s writing has featured in a number of publications in print and online including Art New Zealand, Un Magazine and Runway. Lana currently writes a monthly column for Design Assembly called Graphic Matters where she is also a Contributing Editor looking after the Aotearoa Design Thinking series. Lana is the Visual Arts Editor for The Pantograph Punch and was Founding Editor of #500words.
Recent residencies include a research residency at RM Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand and Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan.
Upcoming projects include lei-pā: a curatorial project in collaboration with Ahilapalapa Rands at ST PAUL St Gallery, 2017 and Cold Islander a group exhibition at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato, Hamilton, 2017.