Jayne Crawshay-Hall is an independent curator, artist and academic interested in starting new conversations within the art industry by presenting and participating in experimental exhibitions that encourage dialogue and new possibilities in understanding. Crawshay-Hall completed a PhD in Art History under the South African Research Chair in South African Art and Visual Culture, Professor Brenda Schmahmann, at the University of Johannesburg (2019). Her PhD is titled ‘Reconceptualising curatorial strategies and roles: Autonomous curating in Johannesburg between 2007 and 2016’. In addition to practicing as an artist, Crawshay-Hall is also part owner in the artist-run, Johannesburg, gallery, No End Contemporary Art Space in Linden. Crawshay-Hall is currently the Academic Head at The Open Window.