About

Issey Scott is an art writer, and occasional curator, based in London, especially interested in how happiness, illness, disability and health are communicated aesthetically. 

Her writing has appeared in publications including Candid Magazine, The Big Issue, RIBA, Floorr Magazine and Cluster Journal. Issey has curated projects at South London Gallery, Anise Gallery, Museum of the Home, arebyte, and Lewisham Arthouse, and has produced exhibition texts for Luis De Jesus (Los Angeles), Castor Gallery and Wimbledon Space (both London). She holds an MA Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths, University of London, with a dissertation entitled, Repudiating the Visual Language of Happiness: Challenging the Social and Aesthetic Parameters of 'Happiness' Under Ableist Conditions.

Her writing can be found below, spanning arts and culture:

Let's Make Lots of M*net

Trebuchet Magazine [2021-]
The power of (in)visible community - on the '(In)visible City' exhibition in Somers Town, Camden.


Cluster Journal [2020]

Essay commissioned to accompany group exhibition 'Chrysalis' at Wimbledon Space [2020]

The Gallyry [2019-2020]


Essay accompanying Lotti V Closs' solo exhibition 'In Plain Sight' at Castor Projects [2017]

Candid Magazine [2016-2019]

GDC Interiors Journal [2016]

Ephemeral Magazine [2016]




Installation view from Bare Cheek, curated by Issey Scott and Rosemary Jane Cronin, 19 November 2017, arebyte_gallery.

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