International Visitor Programme : June 2008

Grant Watson

Curator

Grant Watson

Grant Watson is a curator based in Antwerp working at the Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MuHKA). He is involved in curating exhibitions and artist projects at the museum including the recent Santhal Family positions around an Indian sculpture and Cornelius Cardew, as well as organising Keywords an ongoing lecture series. He was previously the Curator of Visual Arts at Project in Dublin between 2000 and 2005 where his programme focused on commissioning solo projects from contemporary Irish and international artists as well as occasional group exhibitions such as Communism in 2005 and Enthusiasm for Frieze Projects in 2006. He recently co edited the book Make Everything New: A Project on Communism published by Book Works, London, and was "Visiting Curator" for Documenta 12 where he researched the participation of contemporary Indian artists in the exhibition. He studied Curating and Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths College London.