Dr. Zoé Whitley, the curator of this years British Pavilion for the 58th Venice Biennale, has been appointed Senior Curator of the Hayward Gallery at the Southbank Centre. Whitley previously held the position of Curator of International Art at the Tate Modern.
Whitley’s recent exhibitions include ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer (July 2018 – July 2019) at Tate Modern. Prior to joining Tate in 2013, she was curator at the V&A (2003-2013) and has previously organised exhibitions at the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2013-2014) and for the Johannesburg Art Fair in 2017.
Her publications to date include The Graphic World of Paul Peter Piech (Four Corners Books) and co-authored museum catalogues including In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora (V&A, with Gill Saunders); The Shadows Took Shape (Studio Museum in Harlem, with Naima Keith); and Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power (Tate, with Mark Godfrey).
- Zoé Whitley courtesy of the Hayward Gallery