Paris Between the Wars: Radical Art, Community and the Sacred
This present research arises out of a long-standing interest in Georges Bataille and his legacy on French critical thought.
MA History of Art (Hons) and MLitt Art, Politics, Transgression: 20th Century Avant-Gardes (2014), writing the dissertation 'Metaphor and Myth: Georges Bataille and André Masson 1929-1938'
Scottish International Education Trust 2015-2018
Clark-Mile End Bursary 2016-17
Sutherland Page Trust 2016-17
Glasgow Educational and Marshall Trust 2015-16
Fran Trust Travel Grant June 2017
Level 1 History of Art – Graduate Teaching Assistant
Association of Art Historians
Dada & Surrealism Research Group led by Edinburgh College of Art
Andrew Millar Prize for History for my postgraduate taught dissertation
- '"Imagine a bullfight for you alone:" Surrealism and Laure's Sacred' Aggression, Transgression & the Avant-garde 6th June 2017, Edinburgh College of Art
- 'The Exquisite Corpse: the Social Body in Surrealist Play' Dada 1916-2016: A Century in Revolt 3rd November 2016, Centre for Contemporary Art Glasgow
I also co-organised the postgraduate panel at the conference.
- ‘Zurich Dada and Nationalism’ GRAMnet (Glasgow Refugee and Migrant Network) Research Open Day 2016, University of Glasgow
- ‘Surrealist Collaborative Play’ written as part of a Group Critical Writing Residency curated by Cooper Gallery at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design.
Paper was presented at 12-Hour Jamming Symposium Friday 25 July 2014, part of GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland.
Exhibition review "Antony Connelley: If You've Got the Money" Cable Magazine Issue 5 November 2017
"Learning from New Lanark" Conter
'Decaptiation in the "Low" Surrealist Revolution' Age of Revolutions January 2017
Journal and Book Reviewing
Peer-reviewer for eSharp issue 'Rise and Fall' Spring 2017
Contributor to LSE Review of Books