Board of Directors
Moritz Neumüller (Chair), Justin Carville, Martina Cleary, David Kronn, Michelle Dunn Marsh & Karen McQuaid.
Moritz Neumüller, Chairman
Moritz Neumüller, is a Barcelona-based Curator, Educator and Writer in the field of Photography and New Media. He has worked for institutions such as MoMA New York,PhotoEspaña and La Fábrica in Madrid, and PhotoIreland Festival. He is the Academic Director of the Photo Department of IED Madrid, and a regular contributor to magazines such as European Photography, FOAM and Photoresearcher, published by the European Society for the History of Photography. In 2009, he founded ArteConTacto, a project aimed at facilitating the exploration of art through all senses, in order to provide access for all visitors, including the visually impaired. The project is complemented with Museum For All, a European network of museums open for all visitors. Since 2010, he runs the The Curator Ship, an online resource for visual artists. Recent work include curatorial projects for the Daegu Biennial (Korea), Photobook Week Aarhus (Denmark), and The Birmingham Library (UK). His publications include El otro lado del alma, Edition Oehrli, Zurich (2005); Bernd & Hilla Becher speak with Moritz Neumüller, La Fábrica / Fundación Telefónica, Madrid (2005); All Inclusive. New Spanish Photography, Lodz Photography Festival, Polonia (2007); To Have & To Lose. Three projects by Mireia Sallarès, Galleri Image, Aarhus (2008) and Martin Parr’s Best Books of the Decade, PhotoIreland, Dublin (2011).
Martina Cleary is a Dublin born Photographer, currently working between Ireland and the UK. In Ireland she studied at NCAD and The Crawford College of Art & Design, followed by studies at the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts and the Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Helsinki. Along with her work as an artist, in recent years Martina has also worked as a lecturer in Photography, a Freelance Consultant and Curator for a number of institutes and organizations including, The EU Urban Development Project and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Burren College of Art, LSAD and GMIT in Ireland, as well as Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. She has shown her work nationally and internationally since the mid 1990’s, with support from the Arts Councils of Ireland and Finland, The Finnish Cultural Foundation, The Finnish Institute in London, and a number of other regional bodies in both Ireland and abroad. Recently her work has been selected for Format 2015 Exposure, Describing Architecture/Memory and Place Dublin, solo exhibition at the RHA Ashford and EV+A International. She is currently also an Associate at the European Centre for Photographic Research (eCPR) Newport, where she is undertaking practice-based Doctoral research.
David Kronn is the Chief of Medical Genetics at Westchester Medical Center and Associate Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics at New York Medical College, both in Valhalla, New York; He was born in Dublin and qualified as a physician from Trinity College Dublin. He moved to New York to pursue training in Pediatrics and Medical Genetics at New York University Medical Center. His interest in photography has been lifelong, initially as a keen amateur photographer which he continues, to his interest in collecting which started shortly after arriving in New York. Photographs from his collection have been shown at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin in 2011 and 2014, at the Glucksman Gallery, Cork in 2011 and at the Butler Gallery, Kilkenny in 2015. His collection is an ongoing donation and promised gift to the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
Justin Carville teaches Historical & Theoretical Studies in Photography and is Chair of the Photography Programme at Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dun Laoghaire. He is a former Government of Ireland Senior Research Scholar in the Humanities and Social Sciences, (2003-2004) and an IRCHSS Government of Ireland Research Fellow (2008-2009). His published research on Irish photography has appeared in the journals Afterimage , Early Popular Visual Culture, Source, Circa, Next Level, Photography in Culture, Photographies and the Irish Journal of Anthropology as well as a numerous edited books and exhibition catalogues. He has guest edited a special Ireland-themed issue of the journal Early Popular Visual Culture and a special issue of the journal Photographies on globalization and the photographic image and is on the editorial advisory board of the journals Visual Culture in Britain and Photographies. His books include Photography and Ireland (Reaktion, 2011) and the edited volume Visualizing Dublin: Visual Culture, Modernity and the Representation of Urban Space (Peter Lang, 2014). He is currently researching the connections between photography, ethnography and the visualization of Irish identity for a book to be titled The Ungovernable Eye: Photography, Race and Ireland.
Michelle Dunn Marsh
Michelle Dunn Marsh is executive director of Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW), an educational institution dedicated to the making and sharing of significant photography. She is also the founder of Minor Matters, a new and collaborative model for contemporary art books, and has brought four books to print since launching. She is a part-time lecturer at Parsons/The New School, and has spoken on visual literacy as well as art book publishing at Yale University, University of Washington, YoungArts, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, and SPE, among others. She holds an MS in Publishing from Pace University in New York City, and a bachelor’s degree in literature/art history from Bard College, where she serves on the Board of Governors. Recent projects include curation of Terminal: On Mortality and Beauty; ‘Image and Object,” an essay for American Photo, and the development of Alice Wheeler’s Outcasts and Innocents for Minor Matters.
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