Kiera Blakey is a Curator at Art on the Underground, a public art programme at Transport for London. Here she has curated projects including a political campaign with the Mayor’s office in response to Brexit with artists Tania Bruguera, Jeremy Deller and Bedwyr Williams; a new building at Seven Sisters station with Assemble and a video commission with Benedict Drew.
Prior to this she was Public Programme Coordinator and Researcher at the London School of Economics, leading a programme exploring the connection between performance, design and politics and how those connections help us understand cities, with sociologist Richard Sennett.
Between 2012 and 2016 she was founder and curator at Legion TV, a not-for-profit space that commissions early career artists to make new work. Previous projects include Samara Scott, Yuri Pattison, Hannah Black and collaborations with the New Museum New York and South London Gallery.
Kiera has a BA in Fine Art and an MA in Philosophy.