Ned McConnell is a curator and writer based in London. He has been Exhibitions Curator at Pump House Gallery since August 2013 after graduating from the Royal College of Art MA Curating Contemporary Art. His previous curatorial work has included exhibitions, texts, events, screenings and workshops.
Recent and upcoming projects and exhibitions: Pilvi Takala, January-March 2017 Each fighting its own little battle in happy ignorance, October-December 2016, Developer by Samara Scott, August-September 2016, The Grounds We Tread, April-June 2016, Breakin’ Up is Hard To Do, April-May 2015, KARST, Plymouth, NGCA, Sunderland October 2015-January 2016. No one lives here, March 2013, Royal College of Art, London. Still Moving, film screening, December 2012, ICA, London. In Use – Anna Moderato, June 2012, Acme Project Space, London. Acoustic Mirrors, February 2012, Zabludowicz Collection, London.
His curatorial research focuses on collaboration, narrative and criticism. He is particularly interested in fiction as a tool for producing criticism and how this can play out within collaborative practices. During his residency he will visit artists, organisations and collaborations that engage with these themes either conceptually or operationally.