Node Speed Insights – Chiang Mai

October 24, 2015

An exchange of time and experiences

Open call:

Exchange your local insights of the city for the skills of Coordinator of Node Center for Curatorial Studies, Berlin and independent curator.
Lauren Reid will be on residency at Ne’-Na Contemporary. During her time there she wants to get to know the culture of Chiang Mai and to have surprising, meaningful and unique experiences so she is seeking an exchange from those who know the city best.

Need: 1 hour from you: Show or take Lauren to anywhere in Chiang Mai that is not an art place.

Give: 1 hour from Lauren: Lauren will give you an activity of your choosing based on her occupational skill-set. This could be for example an artistic/curatorial portfolio review, advice on a cultural project, text editing, experimenting in the arts or with exhibition-making, information on the Berlin art scene, your own personal one hour life coach :)

Who: anyone living in Chiang Mai for at least five years, regardless of age, profession, etc. 

When: between December 8th, 2015 – January 2nd, 2016

Communication language: English

How to participate: send an email to with the following information and I’ll get in touch with you to schedule our exchange!

  • Name
  • Telephone number
  • Email
  • Facebook/social media/web page
  • Available dates and times
  • Why would you like to make this exchange?


About Lauren

LReid-ProfileLauren Reid is an independent curator based in Berlin. She has been Coordinator at Node Center for Curatorial Studies since 2012 where she also teaches the online course ‘Expanding Exhibitions: Innovative Approaches to Curating’.

Lauren is Co-director of the independent art space insitu (since 2014) and of the Project Space Festival Berlin. Recent curatorial projects include ‘Haunted Thresholds: Spirituality in Contemporary Southeast Asia’ which was realised at the Kunstverein Göttingen in collaboration with the research network ‘Dynamics of Religion in Southeast Asia’ and the Ethnographic Collection, Georg-August-University. Her personal website is

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