Teresa Forde

Teresa Forde is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media at the University of Derby. She is interested in curation and exhibition of art, film and media. She is currently undertaking research for the Marion Adnams Project, exploring the work of the artist and investigating feminist approaches to arts practice. Teresa also co-curates exhibitions and engages with public lectures and community activities. She has published work on film and television. Most recently, she co-edited and contributed to a collection on The Legacy of Mad Men (Palgrave 2019) and published chapters on True Blood and The L Word and ‘Olivia Dunham and the New Frontier in Fringe’.


A creative research investigation into the output of British artist Marion Adnams led Forde’s detective work to broader feminist conclusions.


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