Subtext & Discourse

Interview with Peggy Sue Amison | EP24 Subtext & Discourse

May 25, 2020

Peggy Sue Amison is the Artistic Director for East Wing - a platform for photography founded in Doha, Qatar. As a curator, writer, strategist, mentor and photographic consultant, Peggy Sue has collaborated with numerous emerging and established photographers, festivals and publications internationally.

Prior to working with East Wing, Peggy Sue was Artistic Director of Sirius Arts Centre in Ireland (2001 – 2014) where she headed a multidisciplinary visual arts and residency programme. Her passion lies in creating synergies between artists and professional organisations.

Peggy Sue has been an invited speaker, juror and critic at numerous meeting places for photography and contests including board member of Belfast Photo Festival from 2012 - 2016. For the last six years she has also contributed to the development of the artist residency programme, PICTURE BERLIN in Germany.

Peggy Sue has curated exhibitions in Dubai, Ireland, Berlin, Poland, Denmark and China, written for various international photographic publications and artist catalogues and has independently produced photographic events.

Interview with Peggy Sue Amison recorded by Michael Dooney on 25. April 2020 between Berlin & San Diego with Squadcast.

Photo by Michael MacSweeney / Provision, In Transit at Crawford Art Gallery, Cork Ireland.

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PEGGY SUE AMISON
EAST WING
SEBASTIAN DE LA LUZ (audio engineering)
MICHAEL DOONEY
JARVIS DOONEY GALLERY