Heather Corcoran

Consultant and Curator in United Kingdom

Heather Corcoran

Consultant and Curator in United Kingdom

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Heather Corcoran (CA/UK) is a curator and cultural producer with a specialism in technology, design and contemporary art. She leads Design & Technology Outreach for Kickstarter in the UK and Europe, based in London.

Before that, she was the Executive Director of Rhizome, the influential digital art organisation based at the New Museum, New York, and its celebrated art-meets-tech conference, Seven on Seven. She was a curator at the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT), Liverpool, exhibition manager at Barbican Centre, and managed the media labs at places like Space Media Arts, London and Interaccess, Toronto.

She is passionate about the role of artists and designers in shaping the future of digital culture, a topic she has been invited to speak on at Microsoft’s Social Computing Symposium, REMIX at Google NYC, the Armory Art Fair, Ars Electronica Festival and more.

She holds a fine art degree from Ryerson University, an MBA from Imperial College, and was named one of Heroine Magazine’s ‘New Women to Watch’ in 2014.

  • Work
    • Kickstarter
  • Education
    • Imperial College