Aisling Keavey
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Aisling Keavey

Photographer, curator, gallery assistant, ethnographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Aisling Keavey

Photographer, curator, gallery assistant, ethnographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Creative individual with a variety of experience in multi-media, social media, gallery invigilation, curating and research.
Projects
  • This Is Not Just Here, This Is Everywhere (2017)
    This Is Not Just Here, This Is Everywhere (2017)This work uses a previous project, Accidental Journeys as a continuation and point of departure. This work references the previous project both in theme and process. By post-structuralist, non-chronological narrative, meaning is found at the point of contact. The latent photographic image is used as a metaphor for repressed historical memory and also as metaphor for the political process.
  • Accidental Journeys (2016)
    Accidental Journeys (2016)Accidental Journeys traces both the historical and contemporary journey the Irish Diaspora took from Ireland to England by photographing a journey from East Croydon to Gatwick Airport using black and white analogue film then adding dates of famine ships sailing from Cobh to America in the 1840’s and 1850’s over the images. By placing the images out of chronological order, the post-structuralist narrative of the project is alluded to and also shows that meaning is constructed at the point of enga
  • LIMINAL STATES
    LIMINAL STATESLIMINAL STATES was group exhibition curated by Aisling Keavey and Rena Strati, showcasing artists working in varied and distinctly different media, but brought together by the broad theme of metamorphosis and change. The exhibition was held at Gallery on the Corner in Battersea Park in London in April 2016
Projects credited in
  • Aisling Keavey
    Aisling KeaveyAnna looks out at the orange sky, streaked with pollution and sighs. “Self isolation is not good for the soul”, she thinks. Three weeks of quarantine later and Anna feels as though the four walls of her apartment are closing in. She dons the mask and ventures out into the city. After the lockdown, she needs to be quick, even twenty minutes outside to feel the sun and air on her skin is enough. She looks to the sun rising in the east and sees something she hasn’t in a long time. A single shaft of
  • Aisling Keavey
    Aisling KeaveyNick hurries through the 8am hazy streets; “I’m going to be so late for work”. He passes Will’s Pawn Shop with its distinctive sign on the side of the building. “I should try to get Amy’s locket back from Will”, he thinks. He had sold it three weeks earlier to pay off a loan shark who gave him rent money. Angela was a hard landlady at the best of times. He crosses the street, hardly looking at the oncoming traffic and walks towards the huge painted sign declaring bargains. He takes a deep breath
Work history
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Course Support AdministratorCentral Saint Martins (UAL)
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Responding to student queries and on-course enquiries via email, Moodle, phone and face-to-face to provide advice, guidance and signposting as appropriate. • Supporting course-level communication to students through a variety of channels including Moodle, and acting as an interface between staff and students, referring enquiries to the appropriate point of contact or specialist services • Assisting course teams in the maintenance and population of course Moodle pages. • Supporting the monitoring of student attendance including the collection of attendance data. • Assisting course teams with students' tutorial organization, maintaining records of attendance and helping with associated communications as required • Working with course teams to organise student submission of work for assessment as required. • Working with course teams to organize student group and sub-group allocation. Producing student lists and registers as required by the course team • Supporting course-level activities including (but not limited to) student events, trips, external speakers, room bookings and team meetings. Assisting with course organization including through the development of course calendars. • Supporting preparation of teaching materials including unit guides and handouts. Assisting course teams with stationery and consumables orders, and providing support with financial administration as required. • Assisting course teams with the organization of degree shows
    Chelsea College of Arts (UAL) logo
    Chelsea College of Arts (UAL) logo
    Fine Art Programme AdministratorChelsea College of Arts (UAL)
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Programme administration for fine art programmes at Chelsea College of Art Responding to student queries and on course enquiries Maintaining accurate student records, including the processing of Withdrawals, Transfers, Year Out, Partial Year Out requests and Extenuating Circumstances claims, archiving and records management Maintenance of relevant filing and administrative systems Providing administrative support for the appointment and ongoing management of External Examiners, including liaison, responding to their queries and providing information as appropriate To support and be involved in the college enrolment sessions in accordance with UAL procedures
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Skills
  • Photography
  • Art Curation
  • Gallery Invigilation
  • Adobe Editing
  • Archival Research
  • Archiving
  • Gallery Administration
  • Social Media Management
  • Data Entry
  • Ethnographic Research
Education
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    MA by ResearchIADT Dún Laoghaire
     - Dublin, Ireland
    Obtained an MA by Research in Photography (4.0GPA) and carried out research on Re-imagining Irish Identities: Photography, Hybridity and Identity. This research involved photographing and interviewing female members of the Irish diaspora about their reasoning for immigrating and their notion of home and identity. this research will have culminated in an eventual book and exhibition.
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    BA(Hons) Fine Art:print and Time-based MediaUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
Awards
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    Emerging Scholar AwardSixteenth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences The Opportunities of Crisis: Resilience and Change in World History
    Emerging Scholar Award for my paper on research into Irish migrant women in London and the surrounding area.
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    Mentorsip IIIThe Old Girl's Club
    Shortlisted for the OGC Mentorship