Iwona Blazwick has been Director of the Whitechapel Gallery
, London since 2001 and is a curator, critic and lecturer; formerly at Tate Modern and London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) as well as being an independent curator in Europe and Japan.
Recent curatorial projects include William Kentridge: Thick Time
(2016), Thomas Ruff Photographs 1979-2017
(2017), Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World
(2018) and Michael Rakowitz
(2019) at the Whitechapel Gallery and Carlos Bunga: The Architecture of Life
at MAAT, Lisbon (2019), The Palace at 4am
, a group show at the Archaeological Museum Mykonos (2019) and Sight
, a solo show with Antony Gormley and the Neon Foundation on the Island of Delos (2019).
Iwona Blazwick has written monographs and articles on many contemporary artists, published extensively on themes and movements in modern and contemporary art, exhibition histories and art institutions and is series editor of the Whitechapel Gallery/MIT Documents of Contemporary Art