Cicely Proctor

Freelance Curator and Researcher

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsCurator - Event Assistant - Writer

Skills

  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Exhibition
  • Research
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Archive Maintenance

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • The Outside Collective

    The Outside Collective

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    • Design & Creative

Work history

Currently

Co-Curator

Hand & Lock Embroidery Atelier

Jul 2016
  • Freelance
  • Co-curating a touring exhibition in Sydney, Chicago and London, celebrating the atelier's 250th anniversary. Core duties include: - liaising with designers, textile artists, and international fashion houses and creating exhibitors forms; - organising international shipping for the exhibits; - researching certain exhibits, historical embroidery techniques and tools, and writing and proof-reading labels; - representing the curatorial team by managing the installation and take-down of the exhibition in Sydney.

Currently

Event Assistant

The Outside Collective

Feb 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Managing administrative and logistical aspects of events, experiential and pop-up PR activations for clients such as adidas, Fitbit, and Diageo by sourcing products, suppliers, venues and transportation; - Working with project managers, creating and updating multiple production schedules and budgets; - Producing 'Event Bibles' containing all relevant information and scheduling of specific events, to be sent to clients and colleagues; - Managing databases of supplier, client and collaborator information on Microsoft Excel, ensuring it is updated regularly; - Assisting with the installation of large-scale, commercial event builds.

2017

Exhibition Volunteer

Fashion Space Gallery

Sep 2016 - Apr 2017
  • Freelance
  • - Curating a vitrine exploring developing language around trans identity, displaying magazine articles from 1950s; - Presenting research and joining a panel discussion as part of the exhibition's events programme, focused on recovering trans artefacts in museums; - Compiling the final object list into running order and transcribing tags accompanying each exhibit written by their lender, which were used for marketing and PR.

2016

Exhibition Volunteer

Barbican

Jul 2016 - Oct 2016
  • Freelance
  • Working on the installation of the 'Vulgar: Fashion Re-Defined' exhibition, I created bespoke, hand-made padded supports fitted underneath exhibits designed by Prada, Dior, Hussein Chalayan, Pam Hogg and Chanel.

2015

Archive Assistant

Strut Archive

Jan 2015 - Apr 2015
  • Internship
  • - Cataloguing and accessioning the archive's Comme des Garçons collection; - Co-organising the 'Red: Comme des Garçons' exhibition catalogue; - Assisting the exhibition installation and invigilation; - Sourcing and organising garments for client meetings and loans.