Rosa Abbott

Rosa Abbott

WriterLondon, United Kingdom
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Rosa Abbott

Rosa Abbott

WriterLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Rosa Abbott is a writer and curator based in London. She holds an MA in Culture, Criticism and Curation from Central Saint Martins (2019) and BA(Hons) English Literature/History of Art and Architecture from Trinity College Dublin (2012). Her curatorial practice foregrounds pleasure, sociality, subjectivity, discussion, and the joy of reading, sharing and generating texts. Rosa worked on press and communications for Kerlin Gallery, Dublin for four years, and has written about contemporary art, fashion and pop culture for magazines including Hyperallergic, Aesthetica, Paper Visual Art, The Gloss Magazine, and Totally Dublin, where she was arts editor for five years. She publishes a weekly email newsletter covering art and pop culture called Bad Taste: https://badtastebyrosa.substack.com.
Projects
  • Bad Taste
    Bad TasteWeekly SubStack newsletter covering art, books and pop culture.
  • I Like to Watch
    I Like to WatchI Like to Watch was an online exhibition of short film and moving image works by artists, filmmakers and independent porn-makers using the camera to explore desire, voyeurism, pleasure, connection and intimacy in the digital age. 26 November 2020 – 25 January 2021, http://l-i-q-u-i-d.art.
  • No horizon, no edge to liquid
    No horizon, no edge to liquid16 January – 23 February 2020 | Zabludowicz Collection Artists: Alvaro Barrington, Varda Caivano, Nir Evron, Richard Ayodeji Ikhide, Laura Lima, Mohamed Namou, Nam June Paik, Seth Price, Hiraki Sawa, Raqib Shaw, Nobuko Tsuchiya, Francis Upritchard and Saya Woolfalk. “No horizon, no edge to liquid explores the concept of cultural hybridity as a space in which cultures meet: where bridges are built between societies through the processes of communication, negotiation, and translation. The exhibi
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Work history
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    Press & Communications OfficerKerlin Gallery
     - Dublin, IrelandFull Time
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    Editorial AssistantThe Gloss Publications Ltd
     - Dublin, IrelandFull Time
Skills
  • Curating
  • Lecturing
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Communications
  • Website Creation
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Editorial Commissioning
  • E-commerce
  • Digital Publishing
Education
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Master of ArtsCentral Saint Martins (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    Distinction in MA Culture, Criticism and Curation
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    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Trinity College Dublin
     - Dublin, Ireland
    2:1 in History of Art & Architecture / English Literature