Iarlaith Ni Fheorais (she/her) is an Irish, London-based curator who is currently Curator-In-Residence at VISUAL Carlow and studying MA Art Praxis at the Dutch Art Institute. She also makes work as part of Liquid, with Roisin Angew and Rosa Abbott, exploring expressions of intimacy through exhibitions, live events, discussion and text, and co-host of the Montez Press Radio show Decolonise Our Genitals. In winter 2021 she will present commissions by Day Magee, Panteha Abareshi and D Mortimer for Pathology of Energy as part of Arts and Disability Ireland’s Curated Space programme.
She is formally an Assistant Curator, Young People’s Programme at Tate, where she has co-produced programmes around Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Takis, Kara Walker, Andy Warhol and Olafor Eliasson with Tate Collective Producers. She is the former co-director of Basic Space from 2016 - 2018, where she presented work by Emma Haugh, Eimear Walshe, Kian Benson Bailes, Olivia Sparrow, Vukasin Nedeljkovic, Ali Kirby, Conor O’Sullivan, Joanna Reid, Barbara Knezevic, Christopher Mahon and Sibyl Montague across a multi-site residency, learning and exhibition programme. Throughout 2020 - 2021 she has collaborated with curator Sara Greavu on Special School, a crip queer learning programme for Outburst with Kat Hawkins, Riasa Kabir, D Mortimer, Laura Lulika, and Hang Linton.