Natasha Rivett-Carnac is an American writer based between Bath and Frome in the UK. Her personal essays focus on the intersection of art and motherhood. She is published in Resurgence magazine; International Journal of the Arts in Society; The University of Edinburgh’s Dangerous Women Project, an initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities; Goldsmith University’s Women’s Art Library, and elsewhere.
Natasha holds a Masters of Arts in Arts and Cultural Management from Dartington College of Arts (UK) and, designed her own Bachelors degree in Interdisciplinary Art: Visual Art, Creative Writing, and Violin Performance at The University of Minnesota (USA).
Her first career was as a violinist in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she began performing professionally from sixteen. When she retired from performance she worked as an Independent Curator in London with a focus on performance art projects about climate change, including being on the team of C Words: Carbon, Climate, Capital, Culture, a retrospective of Platform that showcased over 80 events at one of Europe’s leading contemporary art centres, Arnolfini.
She is currently the Curator of Narratives at Outrage and Optimism, a podcast in partnership with Global Optimism. In her spare time Natasha is an amateur maker with a passion for letterpress and bookmaking.