Research, curatorial development and script writing for four museums in the new Msheireb quarter in Doha, Qatar. The four museums are: the Bin Jelmood Museum of Slavery; Company House (the story of Qatar’s early oil explorers); Mohammad Bin Jassim House (the history of Doha and the Msheireb neighbourhood); Radwani House (a traditional early twentieth-century Qatari house).
Msheireb Museums on the Web:
Behind the Decadence, there’s Dust …
A reproduced extract of the Gustav Wunderwald essay, first published on the Public Domain Review.
Oil Maps of the Middle East
Published to coincide with the British Library’s 2016/17 exhibition, Drawing the Line.
I am a writer specialising in developing content for online learning resources, museums and exhibitions. I have a PhD in History of Art from the University of Glasgow, and over ten years’ experience working in the heritage sector. Clients include: National Maritime Museum, Cornwall; the Royal Academy of Music; Qatar Foundation; the Qatar National Library; the British Library.
My skills include: writing, editing and researching content for online exhibits and museums displays; developing online learning resources; design and production of exhibition and other printed materials.