Polly Brannan graduated in 2003 with a degree in Fine Art from Nottingham Trent and has closely worked with public works from 2005 to 2011.
She is the co-founder and artist of Avant-Gardening, an arts and environment project aimed at engaging all sectors of the community with environmental and sustainability issues through art, gardening and food.
Polly works as a freelance curator in various London based arts organisations including artist-led gallery Studio Voltaire in South London, where she developed ambitious and long-term artists' collaborations with various communities around South West London and has worked on the public programmes team at the Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre assisting on the 'Digital Dialogues Dialouges' programme.
Polly has also been a freelance artist educator for the last five years at the Serpentine Gallery, Hayward Gallery, Arts Depot and Camden Arts Centre.
Polly also produces self-published fanzines, which are distributed throughout London.
FEAST Shopopolis, Think-Do-Publish, STAND ASIDE 4. Personal Spaces, History and Where We Live? Part Two, BIG MOMENTS, STAND ASIDE 3. Personal Spaces, History and Where We Live? Part One, Stand Aside, STAND ASIDE 2. Fashion, STAND ASIDE 7. Friends of The Cube, STAND ASIDE 1, STAND ASIDE 5. A Local Artist Issue, STAND ASIDE 6. Environment, Green on the move, Kilburn Avant-Gardening, Podium Publishing, DIY Regeneration, Publish And Be Damned, Urban Miracles / Urban Wunder