International Visitor Programme : January 2006

Barbara London

Curator

Barbara London

Barbara London founded MoMA's video exhibition and collection programmes, and has guided them over a pioneering career. Her recent activity at MoMA includes 'Looking at Music 3.0', exploring the influence of music on contemporary art practices, focusing on New York in the 1980s and 90s; 'Mirage', an installation by Joan Jonas; 'Looking at Music: Side 2', featuring artists such as Patti Smith, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jenny Holzer and Blondie; 'Automatic Update', with installations by Cory Arcangel, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Paul Pfeiffer and Xu Bing. She was also responsible for 'Through the Weeping Glass' at the Mütter Museum, Philadelphia, USA and a series of web projects such as 'Stir-fry', China; 'InterNyet', Russia and 'dot.jp', Japan. She has also written and lectured widely.