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Dr. Bernadette Buckley

Convenor of the MA in Art and Politics, Politics Department, Goldsmiths, University of London


Dr Bernadette Buckley is Convenor of the MA in Art & Politics at Goldsmiths, University of London and Chair of the British International Studies Association specialist group in Art and Politics.


Her research interests cut across several fields from art to politics, philosophy and cultural studies. She has published widely in exhibition catalogues, art publications and journals.  Key essays include ‘Mohammed is Absent. I am Performing’: Contemporary Iraqi Art and the Destruction of Heritage’ in The Destruction of Cultural Heritage in Iraq, eds., Stone & Farchakh Bajjaly, 2010 (winner of the AIA James R. Wiseman book award); ‘Forum: Art and Politics’, in Postcolonial Studies, 2010; ‘The Workshop of Filthy Creation: Or Do Not Be Alarmed, This is Only a Test’ in the Review of International Studies, 2009; ‘Terrible Beauties’ in B.rumaria: Art Aesthetics Politics, 2009.


She has worked on a number of funded research projects for AHRC, ACE, En-quire, Heritage Lottery and the Wellcome Foundation and is currently working on a book entitled Not Not Art Not Not Politics.






Artraker's Jury 2013:



\ Dr. Bernadette Buckley


\ Adrian Harewood


\ Sidd Joag


\ Htein Lin


\ Olufemi Terry

\ JURY 2013