Team

Kitty Anderson (she/​her), Director

Kitty joined LUX Scotland in 2019. She was previously Curator at The Common Guild, Glasgow, Associate Director of The Modern Institute and Associate Curator of Frieze Projects.. Kitty is a visiting lecturer at Glasgow School of Art and was previously a mentor on the MLitt in Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art). She has contributed to various publications and exhibition catalogues, participated in a number of selection panels, and given talks and presentations at various galleries and museums around the UK.

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Annie Crabtree (they/​them), Project Manager

Annie joined LUX Scotland in 2018. They are an artist and researcher based in Glasgow, specialising in feminism and moving image. Annie has undertaken residencies at Hospitalfield and Cove Park, including the Experimental Film and Moving Image Residency in 2019, and recently exhibited new moving image artwork Tell me, how do I feel?’ as part of Glasgow International with support from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. Annie has ten years’ experience of arts administration and project management, working on a wide range of events, exhibitions, participatory projects and public installations. Annie is dedicated to access for artists’ moving image, with a particular interest in embedding captioning and audio description as part of the creative process.

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Rachel Grant (she/​her), Aberdeen Programme Manager

Rachel joined LUX Scotland in 2021 to manage a professional development programme for early career Aberdeen-based artists and curators.

Rachel is a freelance curator based in Aberdeen and operates through Fertile Ground, a critical platform for her practice. Fertile Ground develops curatorial projects that take a context-specific, interdisciplinary approach and primarily focus on new commissions of work.

She has been working as a curator since 2015 and has worked adhoc in arts education. From 2019 – 20 Rachel was Shadow Curator for the Curatorial Fellowship with curator Naoko Mabon, supported by Peacock Visual Arts. Current projects include Paradigms an exhibition of work by emerging artists in Aberdeen and Plymouth. This includes the public programme Where do we go from here? a conversational series by and for those working in the visual arts sector of Aberdeen. Recent projects include CRUDE an exhibition and public programme [2021] Imagining St Fittick’s [2021] and Speculative Fiction: Practicing Collectively [2020].

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Edward Gwyn Jones (he/​him), Programme Assistant

Edward joined LUX Scotland in 2022. He is an artist based in Glasgow. He graduated with an MFA from Glasgow School of Art in 2021, and was awarded the Ivan Juritz Prize for Visual Art from King’s College London and the GSA Postgraduate Chair’s medal for Fine Art. He has undertaken a residency at Cove Park and is a visiting artist at UDK Berlin. Edward co-founded artist-led space and collective Soft Spot [2019 – 2021] in Manchester.

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Eve Smith (she/​her), Learning Programme Manager

Eve Smith

Eve joined LUX Scotland in 2017. From 2012 – 2016, Eve worked on the exhibitions and events programme at The Showroom, London including work on new commissions with artists including Beatrice Gibson, Rana Hamadeh, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Uriel Orlow, Ciara Phillips, Sarah Pierce and Falke Pisano.

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David Upton (he/​him), Public Programme Manager

David Upton

David joined LUX Scotland in 2018. He previously worked as Assistant Curator and Tour Coordinator with Project Arts Centre, Dublin. David continues to work as a freelance curator through exhibitions, publications and screenings. He has written exhibition reviews for MAP Magazine, Enclave Review, and Collected and has written texts for several artists’ publications. He has been a visiting lecturer at Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork.

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Abigail Webster (she/​her), Programme Producer (Scotland + Venice)

Abigail joined LUX Scotland in 2022 to organise and deliver a programme of screenings of Alberta Whittle’s new work, commissioned by Scotland + Venice and Forma. She has previously coordinated projects at Edinburgh Art Festival, Scottish Youth Theatre, and Embassy Gallery, and is currently a postgraduate research student in Visual Cultures at BxNU Institute, Northumbria University.

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LUX Scotland Advisory Group

LUX Scotland is supported by an Advisory Group of artists and arts professionals from the artists’ moving image sector in Scotland. The Advisory Group provides strategic direction for the organisation and feedback on our programme. The Advisory Group currently comprises Laura Guy, Colm Guo-Lin Peare, Myriam Mouflih and Tako Taal.

LUX Board of Trustees

LUX Scotland is a project of LUX, a registered charity and a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. LUX Scotland is governed by LUX’s Board of Trustees.