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Lilian Cameron

Semester Programme, Course Leader, Art Museums, Galleries and Curating, London

PhD and BA (Hons), University of Melbourne, Australia

Lilian is Course Leader for Art Museums, Galleries and Curating at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London. She holds a PhD from the University of Melbourne, Australia and has worked in galleries and museums throughout London and the UK, including Tate Modern and Britain and the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia. Her research speciality is in gallery and museum memory environments and she has a particular interest in the ways modern and contemporary artists intervene in and converse with historic or traditional gallery spaces. She also has extensive experience in museum and gallery education and a research interest in socially engaged and participatory art practice. Her BA (Hons) is in literature, history of art and museum studies. She has taught at the University of Melbourne and the University of East Anglia.

Lilian Cameron
  • Exhibitions


    Co-curator. 'Abstraction and the Art of John Golding'. Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, 2015.
  • Publications


    Curating Art Now: Changed Worlds, Uncertain Futures, Lund Humphries, London: 2021 (forthcoming)

    Propositions: Applying Estrangement through Art, Learning and Cultural Frameworks’, Oncurating, Issue 31, July 2016.

    ‘Thorsten Streichardt and Sylvie Ungauer: Beyond the Mask’. Art worlds/ Social Actions: Education and Research. Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UEA, 2015.
  • Conferences/Lectures


    ‘Interpretations: Tacita Dean and W.G Sebald’, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, 13th June, 2019.

    'Understanding curating' – Bedford Square Festival, 29th June, 2017. Public seminar.

    ‘Approaches to memory and historical loss: empathy, distance and circumscription in W.G. Sebald’s After Nature and J.M. Coetzee’s Foe’ – University of Melbourne, 18th May 2013.

    International conference, Re/membering Place. ‘Remembering post-migration and post-colonial places: changing conceptions of home and belonging in recent writing’ – Stendhal University, Grenoble, 15-17th October 2011.

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