I am a Lecturer in Hispanic Studies at Bangor University. My research interests centre on the construction and representation of the body in contemporary Catalan visual and performance cultural production. I have co-edited the Jornal or Romance Studies (19:2) special issue 'Contaminated and dislocated bodies in Catalan visual and performance cultures' an authored the book Beyond Containment. Corporeality in Mercè Rodoreda’s Literature (2013). I have also published on Catalan cinema, dance and performance art.