British copywriter and copy editor based in Gothenburg
I specialise in English language copy that gets your message across to an international audience a straightforward yet compelling way. I'm trained at master's level in contemporary art, and have recently competed the freestanding course Publication in the expanded field at Valand Academy. While specialising in art and culture communications, I enjoy producing and editing texts for a wide range of sectors on a project basis.
The type of content I’m most passionate about uses tech to help people explore places and build community - like tourism apps, local activity networks and alternative city guides.
Still from Run-Around, award-winning film by artist Katxerê Medina
In 9 years of producing and editing texts for the arts, I’ve honed my skills in explaining complex ideas in simple terms. In artwork descriptions, research project outlines and exhibition introductions, I have a keen sense of what works and why. Equally I’ve seen the pitfalls (ever heard of ‘International Art English’?). Whether art related or not, I can transform your text into an engaging read that captures your audience’s imagination.
- UX and UI copy for Hittapå app (currently in development)
- Academic essays
- Project titles and summaries for artworks (e.g. my most recent project Sense and the City, 2019)
- Publications by the University of Gothenburg (e.g. Stuck In The Middle With You, 2018 & RE:SEARCH, 2019)
- Interview with artist Rachel Maclean for BOTA Magazine, Edinburgh, 2015
Acting up: Talking Power, Parody and Identity with Rachel Maclean
Copy editing & Proofreading:
As a native English writer and editor, I specialise in refining English language texts for clarity and style. I also have a good working knowledge of Swedish and can translate basic texts from Swedish to English. I also have a good comprehension of French and can offer translation of texts between French and English.
- Copy for Hittapå app (currently in development)
- Subtitles for films by artists Katxerê Medina, Javid Sina and Mathilda Franzén
- Academic papers published by the University of Gothenburg
- Start-up pitches by companies EVLedger (Sweden) and RENT-A-BED (Romania)
RE:SEARCH publication cover pages and introduction, 2019
UX, UI and brochure copy for Gothenburg Underground Tour - an augmented reality and audio guide to Gothenburg’s hidden underground, produced in collaboration with Connie Nguyen.
Proofreading and copy edting for Stuck In The Middle With You, publication by Akademin Valand, The University of Gothenburg, 2018. Cover image (above) by Josef Mellegård.
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