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Niamh Ann Kelly

Niamh Ann Kelly lectures in contemporary visual culture and the history of art at the Dublin School of Creative Arts, Technological University Dublin. She teaches on the BA Creative Industries and Visual Culture, MA in Visual Culture and supervises PhD research on art, museums and memorial practices. She has published on contemporary art, art histories and commemorative visual culture and is author of Imaging the Great Irish Famine: Representing Dispossession in Visual Culture (Bloomsbury Academic, 2018) and Ultimate Witnesses: The Visual Culture of Death, Burial and Mourning in Famine Ireland (Quinnipiac University/Cork University Press, 2017). She has chapters in academic books on the memorialization of the mid-nineteenth-century Irish Famine in museums, art exhibitions and illustrated news. She is currently writing a book on contemporary art for the series Art Since the ’80s (Reaktion Books).