The IMA is pleased to present a lecture by Anne Barlow, Director of Art in General, New York. This is the inaugural presentation in a series of lectures running throughout the year titled What Can Art Institutions Do?
At Art in General, Barlow has most recently curated projects with artists Basim Magdy, Sara Greenberger Rafferty, Jill Magid, Shezad Dawood, Meriç Algün Ringborg, Anetta Mona Chişa and Lucia Tkáčová, and launched Art in General’s annual curatorial conference What Now? Barlow also curated of Tactics for the Here and Now, the 5th Bucharest Biennale, Bucharest, Romania, 2012, and co-curated the Latvian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale, 2013. From 1999 to 2006, Barlow was Curator of Education and Media Programs at the New Museum, New York, where she organised numerous exhibitions and performances, and initiated and developed its Museum as Hub program. Originally from Glasgow, Scotland, Barlow was formerly Curator of Contemporary Art and Design at Glasgow Museums, where she managed its contemporary art collection, exhibitions program, artists’ residencies, and new commissions. Barlow has published with The Journal for Curatorial Studies, Toronto; The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia; Ibraaz; the New Museum, New York; and Tate Modern, London, among others, she has lectured or moderated talks at organisations including the Royal College of Art, London; Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw; MUMOK, Vienna; IASPIS, Stockholm; and the Sharjah Art Foundation.
Anne Barlow’s visit is generously supported by the Australia Council for the Arts.