Dr. Lottie Whalen

Co-Founder

Lottie Whalen recently completed an AHRC funded PhD at QMUL entitled ‘Mina Loy’s Designs for Modernism’, which explored Loy’s interdisciplinary art practice and decorative aesthetic. Her research interests include: the role of decorative art in modernism, the visual arts, and material culture. She is currently working on ‘Radicals and Rogues: the Women Who Made New York Modern’, an exploration of the feminist spirit and queer spaces of New York Dada, which will be published by Reaktion in 2021.

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Jade French

Co-Founder

Jade Elizabeth French is a PhD researcher at QMUL. Her research explores the poetics of female ageing in avant-garde texts, with a specific focus on the works of H.D., Mina Loy and Djuna Barnes. She edited the book Let’s Start a Pussy Riot (Rough Trade, 2013) and is also the co-founder of the London-based academic/arts collective Liminal Spaces, which tackles issues of mental health and interdisciplinary modes in academia.

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Suzanna Petot

Curator & Writer

Suzanna Petot is a curator and writer based in London. She holds an MA in Curating the Art Museum from The Courtauld Institute of Art and has worked at institutions in the U.S, Italy and UK such as Gallerie delle Prigioni, The Courtauld Gallery, Tate Modern, M.I.T List Center for Visual Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her research interests include the history of curating, retrospective exhibitions with living artists, craft and community arts-based practices.

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Polly Hember, a PhD student at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her thesis focuses on modernism, visual culture and affective networks, exploring the work of the POOL group. She is a representative for the British Association of Modernist Studies and co-editor of the Modernist Review. She is currently organising Figuring out Feeling (July, 2020).

Harriet Baker, a PhD student in English Literature at Queen Mary, University of London. Her research focuses on the rural writing of late modernist and interwar women writers including Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Townsend Warner and Rosamond Lehmann.

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