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Rosa Abbott CV



EDUCATION
  • MA Culture, Criticism and Curation (1st), Central Saint Martins, 2019 – Distinction
  • BA(Hons) History of Art & Architecture / English Literature (II:1), Trinity College Dublin, 2012

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
  • I Like to Watch, online exhibition, Liquid, 26 November 2020 – 25 January 2021
  • Meet Me in the Marshes (curated by Liquid), Hackney Marshes, London, 1 August 2020
  • FEATHER DUSTING / FUTURE LUSTING  (curated by Kleió), online exhibition, 18 June – ongoing
  • Warm Yourself By My Trash Fire, online journal by Liquid, 21 March – 29 May 2020
  • Write Back: accountability in the age of digital intimacy (curated by Liquid), Raven Row, London, 5 March 2020
  • No horizon, no edge to liquid (co-curator), Zabludowicz Collection, London, 16 January – 23 February 2020
  • We breathe in the space between (co-curator), MIR Project Space, London, 1–17 November 2019
  • Nothing in the Papers (co-curator), CSM Window Galleries, London, 11–25 April 2019 
  • I Am Dynamite (co-curator with Roisin Agnew), The Complex, Dublin, 22–23 September 2018  

CATALOGUE ESSAYS
  • ‘You Want It Darker’ in Liliane Tomasko, dark goes lightly, Château La Coste, 2019
  • ‘Full Circle: The Pop Cultural Orbit of Theosophical Thought’ in A Modern Panarion: Glimpses of Occultism in Dublin, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, 2013 

TALKS, TOURS & LECTURES
  • Digital curation talk for students of Curating Contemporary Art at Chelsea School of Art, December 2020 (forthcoming)
  • Life After: one-hour talk by Kleió for students of MA Culture, Criticism and Curation at Central Saint Martins, 9 December 2020 (forthcoming)
  • Provocation by Kleió at Future of Museums: Curation, organised by the Museums Association, Wellcome Collection, London, 25 March 2020 (postponed – new date tba)
  • Curator’s tour of No horizon, no edge to liquid at Zabludowicz Collection, 18 January 2020
  • Professional Practice guest lecture for students of BA Fine Art, TU Dublin, 25 November 2019
  • Future of Irish Feminism panel chair, I Am Dynamite, The Complex, Dublin, 22 September 2018 
  • Exhibition tour of Kathy Prendergast’s Atlas at Kerlin Gallery for Dublin Gallery Weekend, 26 November 2016

SELECTED WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Press/Communications, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, 2015–2018 
  • Editorial Assistant, The Gloss Magazine, 2013–2015
  • Arts Editor, Totally Dublin, 2010–2015 

BOARD/COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS
  • Dublin Gallery Weekend, 2017





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