PhD Candidate, King's College London

Ellie Jones is a second-year PhD student at King’s College London and Tate. Her thesis centres on expressions and perceptions of queerness and race in early twentieth century British art, with a focus on painters such as Duncan Grant and Edward Burra, photographers such as Barbara Ker-Seymer and Angus McBean, and performers such as Les Ballet Nègres. In 2016, Eleanor completed a research fellowship at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, CT, and she has worked as a curatorial assistant on the forthcoming exhibition Queer British Art at Tate Britain.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD Candidate, King's College London