About

Alison Jane Hoare (b.1982, SAU)
hello@ajanefrench.com

My interests as a curator sits with practitioners working in the field of time-based works including film and video, and performative art. Recent projects have taken the form of live sound art performance production, and an extensive study of the French artist Laure Prouvost. I am currently working alongside curator Tessa Jackson, developing an exhibition on Climate and Change in 2022 for a new gallery in West Somerset.

Education
Bath Spa University (School of Art & Design), MA Curatorial Practice, (2020)
Wolverhampton University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, 2004

Texts
“Ocean Matters to Art & Design”, exhibition catalogue and leaflet, Bristol Aquarium, 2018 (https://oceanmatters.weebly.com/exhibition.html)

Curatorial Projects
2019, “Sounds of the Environment”, Walcot Chapel, Bath, UK
2018, “Ocean Matters to Art & Design”, Bristol Aquarium, UK

Awards and Grants
2018, Harbutt Fund, Bath Spa University grant
2017, Maltwood Fund, SANHS grant

Residencies
2019, Installation Arts residency with Laure Prouvost, CAMP, France
2018, Self-directed digital arts residency, CAMP, France

Navigating this site:

Through Curatorial Dreams you will find spontaneous thoughts on curatorial projects and artists’ work I have seen and sparks of inspiration. Research Blog posts are centered on lines of thought from my masters study which require more in-depth discussion, or they may focus on particular artists or curators I find interesting.

Please contact me with your own reflections or comments.

Homepage image:

https://www.e-architect.co.uk/images/jpgs/london/white_cube_gallery_b121011_b6.jpg

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