Iwona Blazwick OBE

Director, Whitechapel Gallery

Biography

Iwona Blazwick is Director of the Whitechapel Gallery, London since 2001 and is a curator, critic and lecturer. She was formerly at Tate Modern and London’s ICA as well as working as an independent curator in Europe and Japan. Blazwick is series editor of Whitechapel Gallery/MIT Documents of Contemporary Art and has written monographs and articles on many contemporary artists, and published extensively on themes and movements in modern and contemporary art, exhibition histories and art institutions. Recent curatorial projects include Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World (2018) and Michael Rakowitz (2019) at the Whitechapel Gallery, 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).