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

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
  • ‘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
  • Late at Tate x Liquid & D. Mortimer (curated by Liquid), TATE, London, 1 May 2020 (*postponed* – new date tba) 
  • I Like to Watch: Erotic cinema, art porn and moving image (curated by Liquid), SET, London, 22 March 2020 (*postponed* – new date tba)
  • ‘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
  • Guest lecture, ‘Curating Contemporary Art’ online short course, Chelsea College of Art, August 2020
  • Provocation 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

BYLINES: Aesthetica, The Gloss, Dave Fanning (radio), Hyperallergic, The Irish Times, RTÉ, Paper Visual Art, Thread Fashion Magazine, Totally Dublin 

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