Mia Cormack

Mia Cormack

Writer, Content Editor, CuratorUnited Kingdom
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Mia Cormack

Mia Cormack

Writer, Content Editor, CuratorUnited Kingdom
About me
I'm an arts facilitator, writer and editor based in Brighton, UK. My background is in arts and cultural studies and I have a degree in Politics. I am passionate about engaging audiences with alternative narratives and cultural histories. I am highly skilled in project coordination, content production for both digital and print and CMS. Currently available for freelance and remote opportunities.
Projects
  • Brighton Fringe Brochure
    Brighton Fringe BrochureBrighton Fringe is the UK's largest arts festival, with over 1000 events over one month. As well as providing ad hoc assistance in the Marketing department, I coordinated the design, production and proofing of the 2020 Brighton Fringe brochure. This involved liaising with different departments within the company to create editorial content, developing the design of the pages using Adobe Creative Suite, interviewing participants, managing the advertising slots and leading the proofing process of
  • Whitworth Young Contemporaries Student Society
    Whitworth Young Contemporaries Student Society
  • Re:Mind the Gap (exhibition)
    Re:Mind the Gap (exhibition)
  • Hair Matters (exhibition)
    Hair Matters (exhibition)An exhibition that examines the social and cultural symbolism of hair in the 21st century. From the ballroom drag scene in New York City, to the anarchic rebellion against heteronormativity - hair has always been a significant placeholder for the relation of the queer body and space. This exhibition features work by six young, queer artists who explore the personal and political significance of hair and body hair as incredibly charged symbols of identity. The public interventions include photo m
  • Transcending Borders - exhibition 2019
    Transcending Borders - exhibition 2019An exhibition following a residency/research project in Tokyo & Hong Kong. The work produced explores ideas of belonging, nationality and borders and a concertina book was produced by all participants and displayed at both Tokyo University of the Arts and Central Saint Martins after the project was complete.
  • Hair Matters Zine
    Hair Matters ZineA zine produced in collaboration with Rosa Droogers to mark the end of the 'Hair Matters' exhibition at vFd, Dalston.
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Projects credited in
  • Feel the Distance
    Feel the DistanceThis residency resulted from a collaboration between curators and artists who focused on the notion of cultural exchange. The use of creative practices such as film making, participatory workshops and open discussions enabled to actively engage with the local community and represent a journey through various geographical, economical, social and cultural areas.
  • Global Art Practice: Re:mind the GAP, HART Haus, Hong Kong
    Global Art Practice: Re:mind the GAP, HART Haus, Hong Kong'Re:mind the GAP' was the culminating event of the 'Global Art Practice Collaboration' project and took the format of a research lab with live artworks run by each artist in response to our experiences in the UK, Japan, Hong Kong and China. This event took place on the 5th September 2018 at HART Haus, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong. The group of artists who collaborated on this event included nine students from MFA Global Art Practice at Tokyo University of the Arts and nine students from MA courses a
  • Hair Matters Exhibition (9th - 29th November 2018)
    Hair Matters Exhibition (9th - 29th November 2018)vFd​ a​nd Central Saint Martins MA Culture, Criticism and Curation students are delighted to present ​Hair Matters​, an exhibition that examines the social and cultural symbolism of hair in the 21st century. From the ballroom drag scene in New York City, to the anarchic rebellion against heteronormativity - hair has always been a significant placeholder for the relation of the queer body and space. This exhibition features work by six young, queer artists who explore the personal and political s
Work history
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    Communications CoordinatorLondon College of Communication, UAL
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    London Craft Week logo
    London Craft Week logo
    Social Media AssistantLondon Craft Week
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Managing and scheduling innovative social media content to promote a series of academic symposiums in collaboration with King's College London and UAL.
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Skills
  • Art Events
  • Workshops
  • Event Curation
  • Art Exhibitions
  • Art Administration
  • Student Engagement
  • Art Curation
  • Production Co-ordination
  • Writing
  • Editing Copy
Education
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    MA Culture Criticism and CurationCentral Saint Martins (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
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    BA Political ScienceUniversity of Manchester
     - Manchester, United Kingdom
Awards
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins and Tokyo University of the Arts Global Arts Practice GAP Collaboration 2018Central Saint Martins (UAL)
    I was one of 9 MA students selected from across 4 disciplines at Central Saint Martins to take part in a collaborative art project between Central Saint Martins and Tokyo University of the Arts.