Cork Midsummer Festival announces Susan Holland as Head of Participation & Engagement
Cork Midsummer Festival is delighted to welcome Susan Holland to the team as Head of Participation & Engagement.
Susan is a passionate curator and cultural producer with 18 years’ experience across visual arts, craft and design. Since 2016 she led the curatorial and engagement programme at the National Design & Craft Gallery. Previously she was Engagement Curator with Irish Design 2015 and Outreach Officer with Design & Crafts Council of Ireland. She was Acting Curator at VISUAL Carlow, and has worked with EVA International, Limerick Arts Office, Occupy Space, Ireland @ Venice, and Limerick City Gallery of Art.
Susan holds an MFA by Research in Curatorial Practice, focused on evolving models of engagement and participation, from Limerick School of Art & Design and Limerick City Gallery of Art, through the Shinnors Scholarship. She has a background in theatre and improv, with particular interest in creating space for engagement, contribution and co-creation though participation.Susan joined the Cork Midsummer Festival team in January 2022 and can be contacted at email@example.com.