Stephanie Gavan

Freelance creative

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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About me

Freelancer writer, maker and translator (Ita-eng). I write about contemporary art, politics and women, and make zines, sets and sculptures. Currently on the MA Writing programme at the Royal College of Art. Research interests include; Sexual poetics, DIY cultures and Subcultures, Embodiment, Auto-fiction, Hauntology, Tarantismo and Ceremonial Magic in Southern Italy. For enquiries:

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  • Prop Making
  • Set Decoration
  • Set Design
  • Art Criticism
  • Art Curation
  • Art Writing
  • Creative Direction
  • Blog Content
  • Social Communications
  • Theatre Design

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Liverpool Biennial

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      Queen of the Track

      Work history


      Communications Assistant

      Liverpool Biennial

      Jan 2016 - Dec 2016
      • Liverpool, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • I was responsible for generating digital content for social media and Liverpool Biennial's blog and maintaining engagement during non-festival periods. I used a CMS model to update and manage the website and online archive. I was required to liaise across internal departments to ensure coherent programming as well as various external partners including: ITV, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool City Council and individual artists. Other duties included copy writing for events, newsletters and different promotional materials, analyzing data using Google analytics, SEO and digital strategy implementation and assisting at art fairs and community events.


      Jul 2014 - Dec 2017
      • Liverpool, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Queen of the Track was an in-print and digital platform for self-identifying women that ran from 2014 to 2017. A small team of 3 we oversaw each stage of the publishing process. From producing and sourcing content, working with designers and artist to bid-writing and fundraising. Alongside our website, blog and in-print addition, Queen of the Track programmed all year round events including zine-workshops, feminist film nights, performances, seminars and club nights. Collaborators include: FACT, The Bluecoat gallery, Liverpool University, DIY Cultures London, The Playhouse Derry, Costumologists, Migrant Mutual Aid, Chapess zine, Reni Eddo Lodge and more.



      Sep 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • The programme is committed to a broad definition of arts writing, from journalism and criticism to creative non-fiction, and for a wide-ranging audience, too, from the mainstream to the academic. The practice and discipline of writing are essential to our teaching, as well as engagement with other disciplines and the broad range of arts, design, and culture.


      BA Fine Art and History of Art

      Goldsmiths, University of London

      Sep 2011 - Jul 2014
      • London, United Kingdom



      World Nomad Travel Writing Scholarship Shortlist

      World Nomads

      • In 2019 I was shortlisted for World Nomad's Travel Writing Scholarship with my story 'On Venetian Time'.


      • Award for emerging critical arts writers in the North West of England.