Emma Campbell (she/her) is an artist & activist based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is a member of Array Collective, winners of the 2021 Turner Prize, and Co-Convenor of Alliance for Choice, the largest abortion rights organisation in NI. Her PhD research addresses photography as an activist tool, and artistic practice in the movement for abortion rights. Inspired by women photography collectives, she employs archive images, documentary, film, group performance, found images, street art and collage. Emma has had solo shows in Belfast, Dublin & Berlin and in group or Array shows in London, Liverpool, Donegal, Dublin, Belfast, Stockholm, and Bangkok as well as street art and online.
Publications include ‘What is feminist art practice and how does it form part of a multidisciplinary approach to research” (2016, NCAD), “When they put their hands out like scales.” Female lines: new writing by women from Northern Ireland (2017, New Island Books), ‘From Grassroots to Government: Engagement Strategies in Abortion Access Activism in Ireland.’ In: MacQuarrie, C. et al. eds. Crossing Troubled Waters: Abortion in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Prince Edward Island. (2016), she co-editing a double volume for Bloomsbury Press with Dr Fiona Bloomer on the Journey to Decriminalisation in NI.