Aoife Banks - Assistant Curator/Project Administrator IMMA Residency

Aoife Banks is an independent curator based in Dublin. Aoife’s curatorial practice explores contemporary visual cultures through a queer and decolonial praxis. She was most recently appointed Emerging Curator in Residence with Kilkenny Arts Office. She was a recipient of Pallas Projects’ Artist Initiated Award in 2018, for which she curated the group exhibition and public engagement programme The Queeratorial. She has since curated multiple exhibitions and managed public engagement programmes for contemporary art galleries and cultural institutions across Ireland. Aoife received her joint BA in Fine Art and Visual Culture in 2018 and MFA in Visual Culture, Art in the Contemporary World, in 2020 at the National College of Art and Design.