About

I am an independent researcher and art worker, with concerns for advocacy and intersectional feminisms. Most recently I have been interested in connecting academia and activism through communal practices, exploring the interweaving of labour and research. In my writing practice I have been focusing on the philosophy of photography in relation to the existence of queer-feminine ecologies.

Other Publications

Career story: María Paloma Velázquez (Trade Union for Art and Culture Professionals TAKU, 2021)
Work in progress: English-language accessibility for TAKU members (Trade Union for Art and Culture Professionals TAKU, 2021)

Dialogues Together-apart on Feminisms, Intersectionality, Activism, Body (ViCCA Production catalogue, 2020)
A 25m2 time capsule (Globe Art Point blog)
Mad about Archiving – Histories in the Present (ViCCA Journal online)
Interview with Mary McIntyre – Not purely a flat image (Helsinki Photography Biennial blog)
Interview with Ilkka Halso – Beautiful but Terrifying Naturale (Helsinki Photography Biennial blog)

Projects

Remote Storytelling Afternoons (online, March 2020-present, co-host)

Futures in Process: Of Sites Rendering Speculation (online, 2020, co-curator)
Nepali – An exhibition (Kalasataman Vapaakaupunki, 2019, curator)
ELECtrix – Doctoral Conferment pop-up exhibition (Dipoli, 2019, curator)
Guide to Simulated Futures (BETA Space Gallery, 2019, co-curator)
East and West: Visualising the Ottoman City (Peltz Gallery, 2014, curatorial assistant)

Memberships

Art and Culture Professionals’ Trade Union TAKU (since September, 2020)

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