Curator, Sorry you missed me - part of the Curating Contemporary Art 2016 Show, the Royal College of Art.
An exhibition of moving image, original performances, sound-based sculpture, and online commissions. Featuring Larry Achiampong, Marco Godoy, Navine G. Khan-Dossos, Hanne Lippard, Amy Ryan and Catherine Spiers.
Production and Research Assistant, Love in Translation (formerly Britain Loves Africa) for Briony Campbell, artist documentary maker. The project explores the challenges and rewards of expatriation such as intimacy, otherness, assimilation and ideas of home. (Funded by the British Council and Arts Council England).
Curator, Inside|Out - A series of artists’ moving image screened in East London.
In collaboration with the British Film Institute, Hackney Picturehouse, LUX Moving Image. Featuring the work of international and award-winning artists including Basel Abbas & Ruanne Abou-Rahme, Maryam Jafri, Meiro Koizumi, Anri Sala, John Smith, Santiago Sierra and Artur Żmijewski.
Supervised by Karen Alexander.
With philosopher Roman Krznaric, designer Niall Morahan and students from the Royal College of Art.
The weekend was part of the Empathy Museum, an international project using technology, philosophy and art to change the world one relationship at a time.
Curatorial Assistant, The Whitworth Gallery for Bryony Bond (voluntary placement).
Notable projects included We Face Forward, a multi-venue event of contemporary West African art, and part of Manchester’s contribution the 2012 Cultural Olympiad; the research, development and implementation of Nikhil Chopra’s Coal on Cotton – part of the 2013 Manchester International Festival.
Coordinator, SURFACED: A Photographic Exhibition.
Held at The Gallery in Redchurch Street, London. An exhibition of 19 emerging artists.
Focusing on women artists, Darling is a fledgling research project, a copy of which has been acquired by the Manchester School of Art Special Collections Library. Contributors include Sian Bonnell, Kathryn Faulkner, Piper Mavis and Ellen Rogers. Articles include brief introductions to aspects of art, aesthetic and cultural theory.
Royal College of Art, Masters, Curating Contemporary Art (2013-16).
Manchester School of Art, BA (Hons), Photography, First Class Honours (2010-13).
Byam Shaw, CSM:UAL, Foundation Diploma, Art & Design; Award in Image Production, Pass and Merit (2007-08).