Jeanine Griffin is a freelance curator and researcher. From 2013-16 she was Reader in Contemporary Curatorial Practice at Lincoln University and initiated and curated the Gymnasium commissioning programme. She has also been an Associate Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University and Nottingham Trent University. She was Artistic Director of Sheffield Contemporary Art Forum, initiating and running the Art Sheffield festivals (2003, 2005, 2008 and 2010) and Deputy Director at Site Gallery, Sheffield, where she curated 13 exhibitions and programmed and project-managed many more. She edited and managed The Sheffield Pavilion projects which launched at the Venice Biennale and Istanbul Biennial. She has written for and edited many catalogues and publications including an essay in a monograph on Roman Ondak published by Bawag foundation Vienna with JRP/Ringier to accompany his representation of Slovakia in the Venice Biennale 2009 and the Gymnasium publication (2016) with essays on Ruth Ewan, Annika Eriksson and Raqs Media Collective. She is currently a doctoral researcher at Sheffield Hallam University and chair of the board of Bloc Projects.