Background

SAMANTHA FERRIS has an MA in Art History from the University of Sydney. She is a Co-Director at Galerie pompom, Sydney, which was established in 2012 and has presented more than 50 solo and curated group exhibitions.

SIMON HOLLINGTON is an artist and curator working in a range of media from painting and drawing, moving image and interactive narrative environments. His work (with Kypros Kyprianou) has been exhibited widely in the UK including Tate Modern and the ICA London as well as internationally including The 51st Venice Biennale as well as shows in mainland Europe, North and South America and Australia. He has been a guest speaker at Tate Britain, The Royal College of Art and The Royal Society for the Arts. He has been teaching at Central St Martins since 2000 where he is currently an associate lecturer in Contextual Studies on BA Culture, Criticism and Curation as well as MA Culture, Criticism and Curation.

ANDREW MARSH has a BA in Fine Art from Norwich School of Art and Design, and an MA in Fine Art Administration and Curatorship from Goldsmiths. He is Curator in Practice and teaches curatorial practice across all three years of BA Culture, Criticism and Curation, as well as on the MA Culture, Criticism and Curation at Central Saint Martins. He is also a freelance exhibition organiser and has curated and managed exhibitions and events in London, Birmingham, Dusseldorf and New Delhi (to mention a few); he has written for ‘Flash Art’, various artists’ monographs and other publications.

CLAIRE TAYLOR is an independent Sydney-based curator.  She has a BA in Fine Art / Art History & Theory from Camberwell College of Arts, and an MA in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins.  She has contributed to projects for Tate Britain, Central Saint Martins, Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of NSW, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Detached, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Goethe Institut (Sydney), and led projects for 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, City of Sydney and on Cockatoo Island.

 

Image above: David Greenhalgh, Essay (On Opposition), 2016, digital video collage, duration 5:19 mins.  Courtesy of the artist.