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Ashley Maum. Photo: © Betul Ellialtioglu / Framer Framed

Ashley Maum

Ashley Maum (United States) works at Framer Framed on exhibitions, publications and research. She has extensive experience as research, production and editing.

She has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Art History from Wesleyan University in the US. Ashley completed her master’s in Museum Studies at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) with a thesis exploring art and exhibition spaces as sites of activist intervention and imagination.

Ashley worked closely on numerous exhibitions at Framer Framed among which the research and production of  Court for Intergenerational Climate Crimes (CICC) by Radha D’Souza and Jonas Staal.

She was an editor at Errant Journal and the CICC book (2024) in which she contributed with the article ‘From the Court for Intergenerational Climate Crimes: The Lives and Deaths of Oil’, previously published in Kunstlicht Magazine issue The Worldliness Oil.

Ashley Maum is currently one of the coordinators of Planetary Poetics, a master’s programme of Framer Framed and the Sandberg Institute that enables participants to develop artistic research exploring key concepts of the ecological crisis, including questions of climate justice, land restitution and reparations, reproductive justice, and constellations of co-resistance.