Meet the panel of adjudicators who judged the 2022 Articulation Prize:
Irene Aristizábal is BALTIC's Head of Curatorial and Public Practice since 2019. Prior to BALTIC, Irene worked as Head of Exhibitions at Nottingham Contemporary (2013–9). She was curator at the FRAC Nord Pas de Calais, Dunkirk in 2010–1, and was the recipient of the H+F Curatorial Grant (2010). Prior to that she co‐directed the not‐for‐profit space Bétonsalon in Paris (2005–6).
Sarah Bardwell is the Executive Director of Britten Pears Arts a pioneering music, arts and heritage charity based on the Suffolk coast. Previously Sarah was the CEO of the Britten‐Pears Foundation and before that Director of Handel House Museum, now Handel & Hendrix. During her 11‐year tenure she led the organisation through a major £4m capital project to secure a long lease for the property, and ran a £2m HLF‐supported building project.
Dr Katy Barrett
Dr Katy Barrett is Deputy Curator of Art and Head of Interpretation at the Houses of Parliament. She was previously Curator of Art Collections, Science Museum; Curator of Art, pre‐1800, Royal Museums Greenwich; and has held various posts at the Whipple Museum for the History of Science in Cambridge, the Natural History Museum, the British Museum, the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford and the National Gallery, London.
Emily Hannam is Project Curator of South Asia at the British Museum and the curatorial lead for Manchester Museum’s South Asia Gallery, a Partnership Gallery with the British Museum due to open in late 2022. Emily was previously curator of Islamic and South Asian Collections at the Royal Collection Trust. She is the author of 'Eastern Encounters: Four Centuries of Paintings and Manuscripts from the Indian Subcontinent' and featured on the 2018 BBC series 'Art, Passion and Power'.
Dr Paula Larsson
Dr Paula Larsson is the founding director of Uncomfortable Oxford, an academic‐led public engagement organization that runs walking tours of the city of Oxford. She is a vaccine historian, and her work highlights histories of vaccine hesitancy and anti‐vaccination movements, engaging with questions of bodily autonomy, medical power, and the intersections of anti‐vaccinationism with other popular protests over the past 150 years.
Neil MacGregor was Director of the National Gallery, London, 1987–2002 and Director of the British Museum, 2002–2015. Between 2015 and June 2018 he was one of the founding directors of the Humboldt Forum in Berlin. He is an honorary advisor to the Trustees of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum in Mumbai, and Special Consultant to the Collections Sharing Programme sponsored by the Getty Trust. In 2021 he held the Chaire du Louvre at the Musée du Louvre in Paris. He has presented a number of BBC television and radio series, and is the author of 'A history of the world in 100 objects' (2010) amongst many other books.
Dr Richard Martin
Dr Richard Martin is The Daskalopoulos Director of Education and Public Programmes at the Whitechapel Gallery. He was previously Curator, Public Programmes at Tate (2016‐2021). His curatorial practice is supported by more than a decade’s experience teaching and since 2016, he has been a tutor at UCL’s Bartlett School of Architecture. Richard regularly writes on art, film and architecture, and is the author of The Architecture of David Lynch.
Hetain Patel is a London based artist. His live performances, films, sculptures, and photographs have been shown worldwide in galleries, theatres, and on iconic public screens including Piccadilly Circus, London and Times Square, New York. His works have been presented at the Venice Biennale, Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing and Tate Modern, London to Sadler’s Wells, where he is a NewWave Associate.
Victoria Pomery is Chief Executive Officer with The Box, Plymouth. Previous to this role, she was Director of Turner Contemporary for 19 years and for the gallery’s first 10 years of operation. She oversaw the capital project which delivered the recognisable David Chipperfield building on Margate seafront. She was awarded an OBE for her services to the arts in 2012 and an Honorary Doctorate from University of Kent in 2020.
Kavita Puri is an award‐winning BBC journalist, radio broadcaster and author. Her critically‐acclaimed book 'Partition Voices: Untold British Stories,' was based on her Radio 4 series which won the Royal Historical Society's Radio and Podcast prize, and its overall Public History Prize. Kavita is also an executive producer of documentaries in TV current affairs and worked for many years on 'Newsnight', the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme.
Andrea Rose CMG, OBE was Director of Visual Arts and Strategic Programmes at the British Council from 1994‐2014. She is on the Board of Directors of the Burlington Magazine, a Trustee of Pallant House Gallery and the Koestler Trust, and Deputy Chair of the Royal Drawing School. Andrea has written widely on British art and has just completed the Catalogue Raisonné of Leon Kossoff.
Dr Tilly Scantlebury
Dr Tilly Scantlebury is an art historian and educator. Her doctoral thesis is titled 'Being Together with Others: Queer American Art and the Family 1990‐2020', focussing on photographer Catherine Opie, graphic novelist A.K. Summers, and abstract sculptor Harry Dodge. Having taught on MA and BA courses, and worked as a teaching assistant at Art History Link‐Up for A‐Level students, Tilly is now an educator at The Courtauld Institute of Art, delivering workshops to young people.
Jonathan Watkins is Director of the Ikon, having led the organisation for over 20 years, joining the gallery in 1999. Previously he worked for a number of years in London, as Curator of the Serpentine Gallery (1995‐1997) and Director of Chisenhale Gallery (1990‐1995). He has curated a number of large international exhibitions and has written extensively on contemporary art. In 2019 he won the Inaugural Ampersand Award to realise the exhibition of his dreams (Carlo Crivelli, 2022).
Dr Zoé Whitley
Dr Zoé Whitley is Director of Chisenhale Gallery. Previous exhibitions include the British Pavilion presentation of Cathy Wilkes at the Venice Biennale (2019) and co‐curating the award‐winning international touring exhibition 'Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power'. She writes widely on contemporary artists and collaborated with Sharna Jackson on the book for young readers, 'Black Artists Shaping the World'.