Catherine Troiano has been appointed by the National Trust as Project Curator - National Photography Collections. The position was advertised in March. The role provides oversight of the Trust's photography collections with a particular focus on the E Chambre Hardman House in Liverpool and delivery of an exhibition based on that collection at the Walker Art Gallery. It is funded for two years and she takes up the post in July.
Troiano has been at the V&A Museum as an assistant curator from 2015-2018. She was appointed Curator, Photographs in September 2018. Troiano has worked on a number of projects with the Hemera Collective, a curatorial collective specialising in photography and lens based media,
She completed at the University of Edinburgh and since 2016 she has been studying for a PhD at De Montfort University’s Photographic History Research Centre. Her research explores institutional representations of photography in Hungary, examining the complex socio-cultural and political environment shaping institutional practice in the after-post-communist moment.