Dr Deborah Jackson is a Lecturer in Contemporary Art Theory and Practice, she teaches Visual Culture in the School of Art on the BA programme and also on the MA Contemporary Art Theory programme. She is also the course co-ordinator for MA Contemporary Art Theory - Curating; Practices; Methods; Self-Organise, and BA/MaFA - Artistic Research; and BA Visual Culture 4th Year. Deborah co-supervises MPhil/PhD students and is always interested in new enquiries in the areas associated with her research.
Daniela Lara Espinoza: Co-supervision with Dr. Juliette MacDonald & Lindy Richardson, School of Design, ECA
Jessica Wiesner: Co-supervision with Maria Fusco, School of Art & Dr. Michelle Bastian, Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA)
Rosa Santibanez: Co-supervision with Dr. Angela Dimitrakaki, History of Art, ECA
Mary Mulvehill: Co-supervisor with Dr. Sophia Lycouris, Interdisciplinary Art Research, ECA
Biung Ismahasan: Co-supervisor with Dr. Sophia Lycouris, Interdisciplinary Art Research, ECA
From 2005-2007 Deborah was co-Director of Embassy, an artist-run gallery in Edinburgh. She has also worked as Curator/Producer for the Edinburgh Art Festival, Scotland’s largest annual visual art festival. She also works as a Curatorial Researcher at Talbot Rice, the public art gallery of the University of Edinburgh.
2013 PhD, University of Edinburgh
2006 MSc in Contemporary Art and Art Theory, Edinburgh College of Art
1999 BA Hons: Fine Art Sculpture, Glasgow School of Art
Self-organisation; curating; artist-run initiatives; critical practice; art and social process; alternative methods of production and display of contemporary art; alternative economies; feminism & intersectionality.