Curatorial development in Scotland

Harry Weeks

Harry Weeks is a PhD student in History of Art at the University of Edinburgh. His current PhD research project is entitled ‘Negotiations of Community in Contemporary Art’ and examines the relationship between post-communist politics and contemporary community-engaged art practice.

He graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2008 and completed an MSc by research in 2009 entitled ‘Re-cognising the Post-Soviet Condition: Contemporary Art in the Baltic States’. A revised version of this paper was published in March 2010 in ‘Studies in Eastern European Cinema’. He curated the ‘Ethics, Nationalism and the Theatrics of Documentation’ Film Lounge programme at Stills Gallery, Edinburgh in 2011 and has spoken widely at conferences, in the UK as well as New York and Reykjavik, on a variety of issues relating to contemporary art and politics. He is convener of the ‘Feminisms of Multitudes’ Panel at the AAH General Conference in 2012.