Mona Casey is MA Fine Art Course Director and Birmingham School of Art International Lead. She is also module leader for the MA programme Models and Methods of Curatorial Practice.
Mona was born in Ireland and currently lives in the UK, where she works as a curator, artist and researcher.
Mona directs and has initiated a range of projects including; ARTICLE, which collaborates with curators to explore artist-led curatorial models in exhibition making, co-developed ‘The Museum of [ ] Objects’ an alternative, temporal model for a Museum collection, which arose out of a framework, developed at mac Birmingham, and was co-founder and curator of COLONY an artist-led exhibition space based in Birmingham, which operated for a four-year period and represented artists at ZOO Art Fair at the Royal Academy. Between 2006 – 2011 she was co-director/steering group member of The Event, a bi-annual presentation of artist-led galleries and projects. She also collaborated as artist duo, Casey & McAree, who were represented by The Agency Gallery in London.
Currently Mona is working with Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery’s Pre-Raphaelite collection as part of a commission by mac Birmingham. She is also collaborating on a project titled – Silent Stage, based in Lithuania which investigates the site of the exhibition as a staged environment.