Katherine Finerty
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Katherine Finerty

Curator & Communications ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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Katherine Finerty

Curator & Communications ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Independent Curator, Writer, and Educator focusing on research-based and socially-engaged practices, translocal identity politics, and contemporary arts of the African diaspora. I work collaboratively to develop alternative cultural discourses and multi-disciplinary art experiences that encourage progressive exchanges and participation. Currently Curator & Communications Manager at The Showroom, London.
Work history
    The Showroom logo
    The Showroom logo
    Curator & Communications ManagerThe Showroom
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    For over thirty-eight years The Showroom, London has been committed to serving as a platform for emerging practices and ideas where collaboration, criticality and learning are integral to the production of unconventional art and discourse. Its ground- breaking approach fosters experimental practices and reflects upon everyday life through its engagement with the local community. The Showroom also advocates for international transdisciplinary forms of art and education, and remains a key agent bringing together projects around art, and social justice. Artists who have worked with The Showroom include Simnikiwe Buhlungu, Em’kal Eyongakpa, Theaster Gates, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Mona Hatoum, Lungiswa Gqunta, Subodh Gupta, Sarah Lucas, Oscar Murillo, Ima-Abasi Okon, Uriel Orlow, The Otolith Group, Ciara Phillips, Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum and Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa, amongst others.
Skills
  • Art Curation
  • Art History
  • Art Writing
  • Communication Arts
  • Social Media Management
  • Art Education
  • Arts Programming
  • Audience Engagement
  • Academic Research
  • Creative Learning
Education
    Royal College of Art logo
    Royal College of Art logo
    Curating Contemporary ArtRoyal College of Art
     - London, United Kingdom
    The Curating Contemporary Art Masters at RCA has a commitment to collaborative group project-based work that integrates theory and practice. They approach the field critically and theoretically, ensuring that the knowledge and understanding of these practices is grounded in the context of public audiences, urbanisation and the digital. Their research-led and practice-led teaching by staff and visiting tutors ensures the curatorial and artistic significance, intellectual value and critical vitality of the programme. Required to undertake a graduate project with external high-profile partners as well as an independent research-based dissertation, focussing on wider social, political and economic contexts and an understanding of transnational contexts and issues of diversity and inclusion.
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    Study AbroadUniversity of Cambridge
     - Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Study Abroad at Pembroke College to read Art History: Approaches to the History of Art and The Display of Art.
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