researcher; writer; arts consultant
Pauline has worked in arts and education since 1990 and is co-founder of The Liverpool Salon which organises public debates on a range of topics. As director of Belfast Exposed Photography between 2000 and 2013, she oversaw its transformation from a community photography resource into an internationally renowned gallery of contemporary photography. In her doctoral research at the University of Manchester, Pauline is currently exploring different uses of arts, heritage and culture as tools for peace building, economic and social reconstruction in Northern Ireland. She has been published widely including: ‘Policing the Public Gaze’ (2009), a report for campaign group, The Manifesto Club; ‘Escaping the Panopticon’ (2011); and a chapter on ‘Re-imagining Titanic, re-imaging Belfast’ in Relaunching Titanic: Memory and Marketing in the ‘Post Conflict City’ (2013).