Lucy Bayley is a lecturer, researcher and curator. She received a first class degree in History of Art from the University of Sussex and went on to study an MRes with the London Consortium. She was previously Curator of National Programmes at the Contemporary Art Society where she programmed international and national curatorial research and worked on the acquisition of contemporary art for its membership of 69 UK museums. She has worked in London galleries: The Drawing Room, The Serpentine, Matt’s Gallery and Peer Gallery. She was previously art columnist for the London Paper and has recently written for Modern Matter and Mnemoscape Journal. Today she is a Tutor at Middlesex University in Contextual and Critical Studies and is studying a Collaborative Ph.D with the Institute of Contemporary Arts and Middlesex University drawing on the archives to consider processes mediation and programming, 1968-1986. Lucy recently co-curated Art into Society – Society into Art, an archival display at the ICA (2016).