Dr. Suzanna Chan
Having initially trained as a painter, Suzanna practiced as an artist and exhibited in one person and group exhibitions during the 1990s. From 2002-2003 she worked as Research Assistant at the School of Art and Design, on the successful bid to the Support Programme for University Research to establish Interface. Since 2003, she has been a Research Associate in Feminist Art Theory at the School of Art and Design and is a member of the Art and Design Research Institute. She is also a member of the Association of Art Historians (AAH), International Association of Art Critics (AICA), Women on Ireland Research Network (WOIRN) and an Editorial Board Member and peer-reviewer for Translocations: Irish Migration, Race and Social Transformation Review, an inter-university open-access e-journal which will be launched in Autumn 2006.
Her main research areas are issues and representations of gender, ‘race’ and place in art, visual culture, and cultural discourses. She also researches feminist critical theories, migrant and diasporan cultural productions, and is currently working on a book on migration and contemporary art by women.