Professor Victoria Walsh

Professor Victoria Walsh

Head of Programme, MA Curating Contemporary Art

06 March 2021, 03:00 PM

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MA Curating Contemporary Art

About this Speaker

Professor Victoria Walsh is Professor of Art History and Curating at the Royal College of Art. She is a curator and active researcher whose projects span from the post-war period to the contemporary with a particular focus on interdisciplinary collaborations between artists, architects and designers; performance art and its documentation; the reconstruction of exhibitions; practices and histories of gallery education and audiences; issues of curating in relation to the digital, hypermodernity and globalization.

She led on the reconstruction of Richard Hamilton’s 1951 exhibition Growth and Form for the forthcoming Tate Modern / Museo Reina Sofia major retrospective of the artist’s work in 2014. She also co-curated with Claire Zimmerman the research display Brutalist Image 1949-1955, at Tate Britain in October 2014. In addition, she is Co-investigator of the major Tate research project Art School Educated: Institutional Change and Curriculum Development in the UK since 1960 (funded by the Leverhulme Trust) and a member of Tate’s Research Centre The Art Museum and Its Future.