Shireen Taylor



Shireen Taylor

Job title

Glasgow Artists' Moving Image Studios


Shireen is a visual artist, curator and arts producer based in Glasgow. She is a co-founder of The Hidden Noise, a collaborative curatorial project exploring the dialogues between trans-historical art, craft & design and music. Curatorial projects include Douglas Morland, For Matthew (GI2018); Baldvin Ringsted and Otto Piene, The Decline of Western Civilisation (GI2016); Rose Kallal, Victoria Morton and Paul Purgas, Chromatropia (2012); Austin Osman Spare, Objections to an Empty Mind (2012); Sophie Macpherson, Clare Stephenson, Colin Self and Kenneth Anger House of Yvonne (2012). 

Since 2018, Shireen has been working with curator Lydia Honeybone to develop Glasgow Artists’ Moving Image Studios. The project addresses a recognised need for specialist exhibition space for artists’ film and performance in Glasgow, whilst creating opportunities for artistic development through collaborative, training and programming opportunities. They are currently working on plans to develop the upper floor of the former Govanhill Picture House into a creative hub, containing artists’ studios and work spaces with a publicly accessible, flexible cinema and performance space and meeting/workshop facilities.

Shireen was a participant in the inaugural SCAN Curatorial Studio, a peer-learning research project led by Kirsteen MacDonald, she is on the Programming Committee of Glasgow Project Room and is a Visiting Lecturer at Glasgow School of Art.

Education 1997 – 2001 BA(hons) Fine Art. Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow