Gen Doy



Gen Doy uses various media in her work, but particularly sound, performance and installation.  She also writes songs. Her practice responds to sites and events of cultural, historical and social significance.

Doy’s creative work mobilises an extensive knowledge of art history and critical theory, and she has worked for many years in the field of visual culture, as a lecturer, writer, and curator. She has lectured at De Montfort University Leicester, The Open University, London College of Fashion, ICA London, Hayward Gallery, Ruskin College of Art, Birmingham University, Museum of Modern Art Bordeaux, The National Gallery London, The Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation Athens, and many other educational and artistic institutions.

As well as pursuing her own artistic practice, she has supervised and examined  Ph.D. theses in fine art and photography, and in art history and visual culture studies.

She is also the author of books dealing with issues of “race”, gender, sexuality and the politics of representation.

Gen Doy completed a Postgraduate Diploma (with distinction) in Fine Art at Byam Shaw School of Art,/Central St. Martin’s London, and an M.A. in Fine Art (with distinction at Central St. Martin’s). Gen Doy also has an M.A. in History of Fine Art and French Language and Literature (Glasgow University), and a Ph.D. in History of Art (Essex University).



                                Untitled, 2010




Untitled from Myths and Secrets 2008