She has spoken about art, photography and visual culture at numerous international organisations, including the University of Oxford, National Portrait Gallery (London), Windsor Castle, National Galleries of Scotland, The Photographers’ Gallery, Institute of Art History (Split) and Birkbeck College. Her research focuses on women’s photographic practice, colour photography and vernacular forms of photography, including snapshots, and the intersections between these.
Catlin completed her MA in Curating the Art Museum at the Courtauld Institute of Art in 2016, her thesis focusing on the curation of vernacular photographs. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and First Class Honours in History from the University of Adelaide.
She is on the Expert Advisory Board of the EU project PERCEIVE (Perceptive Enhanced Realities of Colored collEctions through AI and Virtual Experiences), focusing on the digital restoration of autochromes.