Current Projects

The exhibitions I curated while employed at the Museum of London are visible under the Exhibitions page so please head there

Since 2019 I have been working independently, freelancing on the following projects:

Independent Projects:

Sampad

I am currently freelancing for Sampad as an Exhibitions Assistant for From City of Empire to City of Diversity: A Visual Journey, working to create 2 touring versions of the exhibition opening in 2022 at the Library of Birmingham.

Damon Albarn Project Space The Photographers’ Gallery

Worked with Transgressive Records, Eleven Mgmt and The Photographers’ Gallery team to help curate a small display as an Eranda Studio Takeover in support of a new album launch (Nov 2021)

Developed in Birmingham CIC

I am co-Director of a new Community Interest Company Developed in Birmingham CIC. Together with Jo Gane & Philip Singleton we are working to research and share knowledge around the history of photography in Birmingham, generating contemporary responses and social engagement activities.

Argentea Gallery

Spanning all aspects of gallery curation and development for the contemporary photography specialist Argentea Gallery in the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham. (2019-2021)

Developing Your Creative Practice

Work involved liaison and consultation with artists, programme planning, collaborative exhibition curating, developing web content, writing exhibition text and undertaking PR and Marketing.

I am currently undertaking a project supported by Arts Council England as part of their Developing Your Creative Practice programme, for which I have been awarded a grant to develop photographic work around Sutton Park, Birmingham. This involves historic photography research and my own new photography.

Writing

I was invited to write the short biography for Christina Broom to feature in the following publication: A Global History of Women Photographers, (une histoire mondiale des femmes photographes) by French publishers Textuel.

I am currently undertaking some personal research into the photography of particular missionaries in China. See my blog post

Consultation

Through 2020/21 I have carried out consultation for Hundred Heroines, Armitt Museum and four active photographers.