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JAMES M-HISKETT is a curator, writer and occasional visual artist based in Manchester, UK. James is an Associate Curator at Pavement Gallery. He is also Finance Coordinator at Castlefield Gallery and recently completed an MA in Contemporary Curating at Manchester School of Art.


James developed an interest in curation and writing after graduating from a Fine Art undergraduate degree, building a practice of self-initiated curatorial projects and writing for regional arts press. This continued to develop alongside James’s MA studies, including developing exhibitions, publications and events with Pavement Gallery, The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair and Castlefield Gallery’s New Art Spaces. In July 2021 James was invited to take part in the Curators of Tomorrow fellowship programme, spending time as a curator-in-residence at Q21/MuseumsQuartierWien in Vienna.




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