Anne Barlow is Director of Tate St Ives where she oversees its programme of exhibitions, collection displays, artist residencies, new commissions, learning and research. She recently curated exhibitions by Otobong Nkanga, Huguette Caland, Amie Siegel and Rana Begum, and was collaborating curator with the Castello di Rivoli, Turin for Anna Boghiguian at Tate St Ives.
Anne was previously Director of Art in General (2007–2016) and Curator of Education and Media Programs at the New Museum (1999–2006) in New York. Across these roles, she managed numerous new commissions and international collaborations with museums and nonprofit spaces, and curated exhibitions by artists including Dineo Seshee Bopape, Jill Magid, Basim Magdy, Marwa Arsanios and Adelita Husni-Bey. She also initiated the award-winning Museum as Hub initiative (New Museum) and the What Now? symposium (Art in General).
Anne was Curator of the 5th Bucharest Biennale, Co-Curator of the Latvian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale and guest programme curator for The Jerusalem Show VII and the 2nd Tbilisi Triennial, Georgia. She has participated in juries including the kim? Residency Award, Latvia; Exposure 8, Beirut Art Center, Lebanon; MAC International 2018, Belfast; and the British Pavilion, 58th Venice Biennale. She has lectured and published widely and was editor of Working with Artists and Audiences on Commissions and Residencies (2014) and What Now? The Politics of Listening (2016).
For her selection, Anne has chosen the work of Fine Art Photography graduate Lana Hughes, and Painting and Printmaking graduates Rosa Park and Rachy McEwan.