Siún Hanrahan

Siún Hanrahan is a writer and Head of Academic Affairs at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. Interested in the public role and presence of contemporary art practice, she has served as a member of the Board of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, and for art organisations such as Belfast Exposed and Void Gallery (Derry/Londonderry); a member of the editorial panel for publications such as Printed Project (Visual Artists Ireland) and Tracey (an online drawing research publication); a curator in ARC (a Per Cent for Art scheme sponsored by Dublin Corporation and Fingal County Council); chair of Museum 21, an international symposium organised by the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Hanrahan has written extensively on photography and contributed to edited anthologies such as Thinking through art, journals such as Leonardo (published by MIT Press) and conferences such as the World Congress of Philosophy and the AICA Conference at Tate Modern.