Alessia Cargnelli


Meet the Artist

Alessia Cargnelli is a visual artist, curator, programmer and researcher based in Belfast. Former co-director of artist-led initiative Catalyst Arts, Alessia is currently a PhD researcher at the Belfast School of Art, with a project on contemporary artist-run initiatives dedicated to social justice, civil action and activism in the island of Ireland. Along with artist Emily McFarland, she is co-founder and co-director of the artist-run initiative Soft Fiction Projects. Alessia is also a member of Array, a collective rooted in Belfast, dedicated to creating collaborative actions in response to the sociopolitical issues affecting Northern Ireland.