Magdalene Keaney is a curator and writer. Formerly a curator at the Australian National Portrait Gallery, she held a research fellowship with the photography collection at the Victoria & Albert Museum and subsequently worked with the fashion photography agency M.A.P (Management and Production). She has written widely on photography including for Acne Paper, Aperture Chinese Vogue, Portfolio, Photofile and Exit magazines. Her first book, World’s Top Photographers: Fashion and Advertising was published by RotoVision in 2007. Keaney was Associate Curator of Photographs at the National Portrait Gallery, London, where she curated Irving Penn Portraits (2010) and was the author of the catalogue accompanying the exhibition. She is currently Curator and Creative Director of the Fashion Space Gallery at London College of Fashion.