Aileen Burns is a Canadian curator and art historian working internationally. She holds an MA from the Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies programme at Columbia University, New York. Burns is a member of the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art, IKT, and has previously held curatorial and administrative positions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York; Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto; The Power Plant, Toronto; and Mercer Union, Toronto. In January, 2014, Burns will become Co-Director of the Institute of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia.
Johan Lundh is a Swedish curator, writer, and translator working internationally. He holds an MFA and a post-graduate degree in curating from Konstfack, Stockholm. Lundh is a member of the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art, IKT, and has curated exhibitions and events for organisations such as Botkyrka Konsthall, Stockholm; Index Foundation, Stockholm; Konsthall C, Stockholm; Overgaden ICA, Copenhagen; and Western Front, Vancouver. He is a member of the International Association of Art Critics, AICA, and his writing has appeared in publications such as Art-Agenda; Art Lies; Art Papers; Canadian Art; C magazine; Fillip; Journal for Curatorial Studies; Kaleidoscope; Metropolis M; Mousse; Paletten, as well as books and exhibition catalogues. In January, 2014, Lundh will become Co-Director of the Institute of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia.
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Sara Greavu is an artist, curator, and facilitator. She has exhibited locally and internationally, with recent shows held in the Kao Yuan Art Center, Taiwan; The Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast; The Burren College of Art and Scope Art Fair, New York. Recent curatorial credits include Jeremy Deller's Local Artist in Void Gallery, Derry. Greavu has worked widely as a facilitator over fifteen years with a broad range of groups. She holds an MFA and PhD from the University of Ulster, Belfast.
Mel Bradley is a writer, performer, facilitator, editor and activist with 15 years experience working in the community and voluntary sector mainly with children, young people and vulnerable adults. She holds a BA in English and Theology from Queen's University Belfast. She is a political lobbyist for women's rights, children's rights and the LGBTQ community. She is currently Treasurer of Foyle Pride.
Alissa Kleist is a curator, artist and writer. She holds an MFA from the University of Ulster and has worked as a curator/co-director at Catalyst Arts, where she organised a number of exhibitions. Kleist works freelance for Source Photographic Review and Belfast Exposed and regularly writes about art. She is a founding member of the curatorial collective Household, and been part of organising Household Festival in Belfast in 2012 and '13. Kleist's position is temporary and funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland's Development Fund.
Paul Laughlin (Chairperson), Eileen Walsh (Vice Chairperson), Tim Webster (Secretary), Patrick Bradley, Professor Dr Christa Lerm Hayes, Tina McCauley, Cormac O’Kane.
Special Advisor to the Board, Professor Declan McGonagle.