We Refuse to be Scapegoats

Curator of We Refuse to be Scapegoats – the first UK solo exhibition in the last ten years by the established British artist of mixed Eastern European Jewish heritage Pam Skelton. The exhibition features new moving image works aiming to (re)connect the Jewish Holocaust with the Palestinian Nakba (Disaster). Curated by Iliyana Nedkova in collaboration with Yahya Zaloom specifically for P21 Gallery, London which was … Continue reading We Refuse to be Scapegoats

Marlene Millar

Curator of the first survey exhibition by multi-award winning Canadian artist and filmmaker Marlene Millar spanning 30 years of her creative practice through a selection of 30 works from 1989 to 2019. Included were a newly commissioned multi-screen installation alongside public engagements with Marlene’s works through poetry, creative and critical writing, live dance and choral music. Initially held at Threshold artspace, Perth Concert Hall 29 … Continue reading Marlene Millar

Screen.dance

Associate curator and jury member of Screen.dance – Scotland’s first and only annual festival of dance film culture run by Goat Media since 2016 initially held at Threshold artspace, Perth Theatre and Perth Concert Hall. Co-curated with Simon Fildes and Peter Royston Screen.dance 2020 19 and 20 June 2020 Streamed live in association with Summerhall, Edinburgh, The Work Room, Glasgow and maPs, Paris Press Release … Continue reading Screen.dance

Alla Georgieva

Exploring the work of artist Alla Georgieva (Born in Kharkov, Ukraine. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria) through curating of solo and group exhibitions and publishing critical writing texts. SOLO SHOW Alla Georgieva Tales of Love, Great and Small ARC Projects, Sofia  | 22 November 2008 – 31 January 2009 Curated by Chris Byrne and Iliyana Nedkova Conceived especially for ARC Projects the exhibition tested … Continue reading Alla Georgieva

Peace Cranes

Curator of an exhibition featuring international artists including Su Grierson, Juliana Capes, Keiko Sato, Madelon Hooykaas, Michael Mears, Mare Tralla and more as well as 140,000 origami peace cranes as part of the Just Festival, Edinburgh International Fringe Festival in August 2021 and touring thereafter. Initiated by Peace & Justice Scotland’s own Atsuko Betchaku in 2015 who aimed to make 140,000 origami peace cranes to … Continue reading Peace Cranes

3G

Founding curator of 3G: 3 Generations of Women Artists Perform – an annual exploration of feminism and performance art marking International Women’s Day as part of Perth and Kinross Women’s Festival. Held annually between 2016 and 2020 at Threshold artspace, Perth Theatre and Concert Hall, 3G featured artists’ talks and scholars’ presentations alongside live and screen performances by three generations of international women artists. Interested … Continue reading 3G

A is for Abbeyhill Artists

Founding curator of a durational public art project set in a purpose-built Victorian school building at the city centre of Edinburgh. Delivered through an ongoing artists’ residency programme aimed at spreading the wonder of contemporary arts to every pupil and teacher in and outside the classrooms of Abbeyhill Primary School. Over 30 projects by as many resident artists and partners premiered in exhibitions and performances … Continue reading A is for Abbeyhill Artists

Movement

Curator of a touring exhibition – a collective moving image homage to the pioneering contemporary dance diva Margaret Morris (1891–1980). Featuring Scottish and international contemporary visual artists and filmmakers including Lewis Gourlay, Su Grierson, Brian Hartley, Simon Fildes, Katrina McPherson, Marlene Millar, Theresa Pickles and Abby Warrilow whose works have been commissioned and acquired by Horsecross Arts for the Threshold artspace collection of contemporary art. … Continue reading Movement

Diana Savova

Curatorial mentor of Edinburgh-based artist and conservator Diana Savova working towards a major new solo exhibition Contemporary Fairy-Tale Magic at Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh. To follow the daily curatorial studio visits during the COVID-19 pandemic just JUMP OVER HERE Supported by VACMA – the Visual Artist and Craft Maker Award programme administered through Creative Scotland and City of Edinburgh Council   Continue reading Diana Savova