“One small thing I've learned these years, how to be alone,
and at the edge of aloneness how to be found by the world.”
— David Whyte
Lara attended the University of California at Berkeley where she received her BA in Literature and Modern Dance. After graduation, she moved to New York to further her dance studies with Merce Cunningham. Years after dancing, she later found work in the finance sector and became highly sought after as a senior consultant and analyst within finance, audit and accounting.
Lara currently resides in Queens, NY where she could be found playing the lap steel guitar and dabbling in ceramics, surf and science fiction. @_barbariandays features some of her works as an analog photographer and diarist spanning the last 20 years.