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2012-2014 MFA Contemporary Art Photography (Distinction)
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh

2006-2010 BA History of Art and Fine Art, Media (1st)
National College of Art and Design, Dublin

Feb-Jun 2009 BA Photography (Erasmus Exchange Program)
Academie voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp

Professional Arts Experience

Dec 2017 - present
Arts & Heritage Duty Manager. Djanogly Gallery, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham

Jan 2017 - Dec 2017
Visual Arts Assistant. Djanogly Gallery, Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham

Jan 2017 - present
Advisory board. MAP

Jan 2016 – December 2016
Guest Editor (with Claire Walsh). MAP: Footnoting the Archive.

Jan 2015 – September 2016
Committee member. Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

Oct 2014 – Aug 2015
Contributor (members’ voluntary contributions). Forest Centre Plus, Edinburgh

Oct 2011 – Apr 2012
Volunteer. Dek22, Rotterdam

Apr 2011
Invigilator. TAG gallery, the Hague

Aug - Oct 2010
Intern. The Hague Museum of Photography

Nov 2009 - May 2010
Research Assistant. Gerard Byrne, Dublin

Awards and Residencies

Backlit studio residency (Nov 2016 - Nov 2017)

New Sensations, Saatchi Art (Longlist, nomination)
ECA/ESW Bursary Award
Andrew Grant Bequest Scholarship
Remote Possibilities group residency at Timespan Museum and Arts Centre, Sutherland (UK)

Andrew Grant Bequest Major Award

Solo show, The Joinery Graduate Program (IRE)

Solo Exhibitions

'I can't say everything all at once'. Two Queens (project space), Leicester.

'I'll be your mirror'. Stryx, Birmingham. Presented as part of Slice, curated by Emma Mckinney.

'ARK'. The Joinery, Dublin. Selected as part of the Joinery's Graduate Program.

Selected Group Exhibitions, Workshops and Screenings

'NAWKI' (screening). Selected by ESP/Eastside Projects, produced by 12ø Collective. Various venues, UK

'Would you like to come back to our hut?'. Backlit, Nottingham.

'This can only be thought of as a monologue within a dialogue', guest speaker and producer with Claire Walsh. Edinburgh College of Art Friday Talk lecture series.

‘Crabs and Butterflies’, workshop facilitator. Hosted by Jessica Gogan. Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

‘Modern Edinburgh Film School: Mairi Lafferty’. Screening of ‘How To Fake Your Own Death’, as part of the Ripples on the Pond programme. CCA, Glasgow

'Edits-While-U-Wait workshop and Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take One screening', presented as part of ECA/ESW Graduate Bursary Award residency. Edits-While-U-Wait is run by Claire Walsh. Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

‘Reading in the Dark’ (Curator). Glasgow Film Festival, supported by MAP Magazine. CCA, Glasgow

'The Artist Writing Room'. Edinburgh College of Art

'Silver Screen Darling'. Screening at Thurrock International Film Festival

'Print Portfolio'. Group exhibition at Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

'Masters of the Multiverse: MFA Degree Show 2014'. Degree Show at Edinburgh College of Art

'Remote Possibilities'. Group exhibition at Timespan Museum and Arts Centre, Sutherland

'Leave the Capitol: An Exploration of Contemporary Identity by the Masters Programme, Edinburgh College of Art'. The Fleming Collection, London

'Phantasmagoria'. The Old Ambulance Depot, Edinburgh

'FAIR'. Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

'Points of Departure'. Filmbase for Darklight Festival 2010, Dublin

'Portret Paviljoen/ Portrait Pavilion'. Kasteel Duivenvoorde, Voorschoten

NCAD Degree Show, Dublin

Selected Publications

MAP: Footnoting the Archive, (guest editor, artist).

‘How To Fake Your Own Death’, (artist). MAP

‘I, the Other, the Space Between: Reading in the Dark’, (writer), MAP.

‘Reading in the Dark: Voice – Text – Screen’, (curator), MAP.

‘X: Embassy Gallery Members Publication’, (contributor) Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

'How to Fake Your Own Death', (writer). Occupy Paper, issue 9.

Exotica!, (editor, producer and contributor). Published on the occasion of 'Masters of the Multiverse: MFA Degree Show 2014', Edinburgh College of Art.

'Death of a Botanist', (writer). The Glasshouse Request, ed. Joseph Priestly.

'Johan Grimonprez', (contributor). SLCTDBY.

'Tr@ces: An Email Story', (editor).

'Bill Jacobson: Urban Haze', (writer). GUP Magazine, issue 30. Amsterdam: x Publishers BV.

Contributor. GUP Magazine Blog.

Contributor. Paper Visual Art Dublin Edition.

Contributor. The Shpilman Institute for Photography blog.

'On Fame & Femininity: Susan Sontag and Annie Leibovitz', (writer). GUP Magazine, issue 29. Amsterdam: x Publishers BV

The Tireless Epic: Fieret-Tichy-Heyboer. (Research assistant). Uitgeverij d'jonge Hond, Fotomuseum Den Haag

Foto en Copyright: G.P. Fieret Vol. 2, (Research assistant). Uitgeverij Voetnoot, Fotomuseum Den Haag

'Critical Masses: Towards a New Medium for Art Criticism', (writer). Circa Art Magazine

'A response to Francis Alys: Le Temps du Sommeil', (writer). Paper Visual Art Journal

Selected Reviews and Profiles

'Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show 2014' by Susan Mansfield. The List.

'ECA Degree Show 2014: Making Space' by Kate Andrews. The Skinny.

'Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show 2014'. Central Station.

'Suzanne van der Lingen: Ark, The Joinery, 18 – 23 May, 2011' by Rebecca O'Dwyer. Paper Visual Art Journal.

'Focus Artist: Suzanne van der Lingen'. Paper Visual Art Journal.

Artist Profile. Occupy Paper, Issue 1.