Paul O'Neill

  • Artist
  • Curator
  • Researcher

Paul O'Neill is an artist, curator, educator and writer based in Bristol in the UK. Paul has co-curated more than fifty exhibition projects including: Our Day Will Come: A free-school art project, Hobart, Tasmania (2011); We are Grammar, Pratt Institute Manhattan Gallery, New York (2011); Coalesce: happenstance, SMART, Amsterdam (2009); General Idea: Selected Retrospective, Project, Dublin (2006). He is currently international research fellow with the Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media, Dublin, and international tutor on the de Appel Curatorial Programme. His extensive writings on the development of contemporary curatorial discourse have been published in many books, catalogues, journals and magazines and he is a regular contributor to Art Monthly. He is Reviews Editor of Art and the Public Sphere Journal, and on the editorial boards of The Exhibitionist Journal and the Journal of Curatorial Studies. He is editor of the curatorial anthology, Curating Subjects (2007), and co-editor of Curating and the Educational Turn (2010) with Mick Wilson, both published by de Appel and Open Editions (Amsterdam and London), and Locating the Producers: Durational Approaches to Public Art (Amsterdam, Valiz, 2011) edited with Claire Doherty. His new authored book The Culture of Curating and The Curating of Culture(s) has recently been published by MIT Press, Cambridge, MASS., 2012.