Ciara Hickey is the Curator of Belfast Exposed Photography Gallery. She curates and manages numerous gallery exhibitions and public programmes, including the Belfast Exposed Futures programme, which supports photographers working in Northern Ireland by developing and promoting their work internationally. Recent exhibitions/commissions include 'Welcome to Belfast' (Martin Parr), 'Beyond Maps & Atlasas' (Bertien van Manen).
She is co-founder and co-director of the curatorial collective, Household, and writes regularly on art and photography. She previously designed the public programmes at Ormeau Baths Gallery.