The Curated Place team brings together a unique skill set that combines curatorial expertise, project management, visual arts production and critique, and a full service events production and management. Everyone involved is united through a shared approach of collaboration led by an arts-agenda.
Andy is an established and experienced curator, festival and major events director, arts producer and writer. Andy has in-depth knowledge of the entire production and documentation process and more than 15 years experience working in a senior strategic role in arts organisations. He works internationally collaborating with visual & digital artists, performers and musicians to create high-impact, high-quality content rich exhibitions and experiences. His experience encompasses delivery of all media including photography, audio, film, digital distribution and high impact public events.
Susan previously worked as a Producer for Flare International Festival of New Theatre and before that was the Project Coordinator for inter-disciplinary arts organisation Clod Ensemble in London. She also completed a Producing Internship at London International Festival of Theatre and worked at Battersea Arts Centre. Susan provides administration and production support across the wide range of artistic activity delivered by the company.
Stephen is a production manager specialising in operational and technical delivery of major projects with over 12 years of experience. He has managed the operational and technical delivery of SPECTRA 2015, ENLIGHTEN Manchester, Kew Gardens projects; Dig the City sculptural public realm installations and numerous artist-initiated projects. Experienced overseeing large teams compliance with all Health and Safety, DDA and RIDDAW legislation he is also an artist who main discipline is illustration who has developed a profile as a workshop writer & facilitator. As such he is a strong all-rounder who maintains quality control in projects throughout all aspects of development, research, production and evaluation.
Hannah Ayre has 18 years experience of devising/delivering arts and research activities with the general public, school groups, families, adults and early years. She is an expert in creating environments and events to engage audiences in creating work from a variety of media specifically to inform broader arts programmes. She is experienced producing various objects from small craft items to large-scale outdoor sculpture and events in an inclusive manner. She works with audiences where the boundaries between art, craft, performance & collaboration are blurred and in doing so enables disparate voice to be heard. She has worked with a broad range of organisations including NVA, Walk the Plank, The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, The National Museums of Scotland, Historic Scotland and various local councils
Trained as an anthropologist and social researcher Agusta has worked with Curated Place since the company began, connecting our work with international partners. Working closely with the Icelandic Embassy in the UK she has led on identifying funding and in-kind partnerships, particularly within the Nordic Region. She is the company lead on developing our international funding programme and manages stakeholder relationships within these organisations.