Clare Gormley is a curator and researcher based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is Head of Programmes and Partnerships at Belfast Photo Festival. Previously, Clare was Assistant Curator at The MAC Belfast, where she worked across the visual arts programme, curating a range of exhibitions including the group show, On Refusal: Representation & Resistance in Contemporary American Art (2019). Prior to this, she held curatorial and research positions at institutions including TATE; Pangolin London; Catalyst Arts; and Islington Exhibits, and has worked as an independent curator for organisations such as PS² and Outburst Queer Arts Festival. Clare is a graduate of the Courtauld Institute of Art (MA), and the Glasgow School of Art (BA). Clare is the founder and co-convener of the Northern Irish Art Research Group as part of the British Art Network.