Natalie Hope O’Donnell

Natalie Hope O’Donnell is Senior Curator at the Munch Museum in Oslo, where she curates the off-site contemporary art programme Munchmuseet on the Move (2016–2019). Her educational background includes a BA in Modern History and Politics from the University of Oxford (2002) and an MA in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art in London (2008). She holds a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture entitled Space as Curatorial Practice: the exhibition as a spatial construct (2016), which examined three exhibitions at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter in the period 1970–1972.  She retains an interest in curating as a spatial process, queer performative art practices, and the exhibition as an historical and cultural text.