Peggy Sue Amison is Artistic Director for East Wing – a platform for photography based in Dubai, UAE. As a curator, strategist, mentor, photographic consultant and writer, Peggy Sue has collaborated with numerous emerging and established photographers, festivals and publications internationally in Europe, China and the UAE. Prior to working with East Wing Peg was Artistic Director of Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh, County Cork, Ireland (2001 – 2014). She is past co-curator for Lodz Fotofestiwal and has also curated exhibitions at Atlas Sztuki in Lodz (exhibitions by Roger Ballen & Newsha Tavakolian).
Peggy Sue’s main strength is to create synergies between artists and professional organisations both in her position as Artistic Director at East Wing and through her independent projects. Peggy lives and works in Berlin.
East Wing works with emerging and established artists who have a different viewpoint on subjects that matter. Many of our artists utilize in-depth research and innovative artistic practices in the making of their projects. We are interested in both fine art and documentary practices.
Languages spoken: English