27th September 2018
Ruth Bianco is a multidisciplinary artist who creates and leads projects in contemporary fine art contexts with a research specialism in transboundary movements, geo-political space and territories. Ruth has exhibited extensively and travelled to participate in significant exhibitions including Femme d’Europe, Saint-Tropez; Dans la Nuit des Images, Paris; Breakthrough, The Hague. Her editioned work If I Just Turn and Run is in the Special Archive Collections of Tate Britain London, Victoria & Albert Museum London, and Royal College of Art London.
Ruth has an MA and PhD in Fine Art from the University for the Creative Arts, Kent, UK; lectures in contemporary art practice, visual culture and architecture within the Built Environment Faculty at the University of Malta; and directs Art-in-Architecture research and exhibition programmes. She curates exhibitions independently and coordinates international artist collaborations, and has taught and lectured in the United Kingdom and other European Universities. She has a keen interest in internationalism, cultural geography and art diplomacy with a focus on the role of soft power, artistic mediation and connective space. Ruth has led the consultancy for MICAS and European funding from 2013. She currently is Art Director at MICAS and is a board member of the National Commission for UNESCO.