Experienced editor and project manager specialising in illustrated books on contemporary art.
I have worked as an editor for over twenty years, eight of these as a small publisher for illustrated art books. I have extensive experience in managing book projects – commissioning, copy editing, print buying, negotiating image rights and working with designers to develop and refine book concepts. I am also experienced in editing academic and non-academic texts on contemporary art, art history, architecture and urban design. Clients include museums, academics, students and non-native English speakers.
Project management, developmental/structural editing, bilingual illustrated publications, copy-editing, editing non-native English, rewriting, website editing.
Illustrated books, multi-author books, magazines, online materials.
Freelance since 2012. Director and Editor, Green Cardamom (2004-12) co-publishing art books, monographs and texts with museums including Abbot Hall Art Gallery (Kendal), Manchester Art Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Aldrich Contemporary (US). Sub-editor, The Guardian Newspaper (2001-4) and Editor, Pulse - A quarterly magazine on South Asian dance in the UK.
Editing with Word (SfEP) 2017, Book Production for Editors (PTC) 2009.
The Government Art Collection (UK), Abu Dhabi Art, Jhaveri Contemporary (London), Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art (Qatar Museums), Raking Leaves (London), Asia Art Archive (Hong Kong), The University of Hong Kong (Department of Architecture), academics at City University, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Chinese University, Hong Kong.
Contemporary art, Indian art, Cultural studies, Chinese art, Art history, Architecture, Urban design.
MA Economic History