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Laura Biddle

Laura Biddle (she/her) MA AMA is a curator, creative project manager and freelance writer based in Manchester. Currently, Laura is Assistant Curator, Learning, at Tate Liverpool working between commissions, public programme, events and exhibitions, as well as writing commissioned reviews for Corridor8 and is a Director of Yorkshire Visual Arts Network. She was previously Projects Officer at Venture Arts, helping develop the work and life skills of learning-disabled artists, and held curatorial and collection management roles at Arts Council Collection and The Lowry. Laura was also the Lead Analyst on a report submitted to DCMS and ACE demonstrating the benefit of the Museum and Gallery Exhibition Tax Relief programme on the arts ecology.

With specialisms in feminist art, notions of Otherness, accessibility and contemporary sculpture and installation, Laura co-curated the national touring exhibition ‘Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since 1945’, and has worked with some of the most renowned international artists, estates and institutions on a range of exhibitions, commissions and events. She is currently researching the ‘useful museum’ model and best practice.

Laura is an Associate of the Museums Association, with a BA Hons Fine Art and a MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies. She was also one of five British curators selected for the Association of Art Museum Curators international scholarship programme and has been in receipt of several curatorial research grants.

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