Photo museum ireland, Co-Curator, Ireland

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Born in London in 1964, Tanya Kiang studied Communications at Dublin City University, where she majored in Photography. She graduated with Distinction in 1985, and held a variety of positions including teaching Informatics, installing early internet systems and freelance art writing.
In 1991 she took up the position of Editor of Circa Art Magazine, Ireland’s leading journal of visual culture. She has led Photo Museum Ireland since 1998, becoming Senior Curator in 2022. Photo Museum Ireland is a publicly funded organisation that is leading the development of photography and lens based art in Ireland.
With over twenty years experience, Kiang has curated exhibitions by many of the world’s major photographers, and has a keen interest in developing the audience for contemporary photography through publications, outreach and experimental digital projects. She is a jury member on numerous international photography panels and is a regular reviewer at international photofestivals. Projects include curated exhibitions for Irish Museum of Modern Art, for New York Photo Festival, Fotohof Salzburg and Three Shadows Gallery, Beijing; monographs on Helen Hooker O’Malley, Pete Smyth, and Miriam O’Connor; and partner on “A Woman’s Work” Creative Europe platform.
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture