Zoe Whitley, PhD

26 Jun 2018


Zoe Whitley, photo courtesy of the artist.

Zoe Whitley, PhD is curator of international art at Tate Modern, London. Previously, she served as Tate’s curator of contemporary British art. At Tate, she co-curated the exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power with Mark Godfrey. At The Studio Museum in Harlem, she co-organized an Afrofuturism exhibition called The Shadows Took Shape with Naima J. Keith. From 2005-13, Whitley was curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, where she authored The Graphic World of Paul Peter Piech and co-authored In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora with Gill Saunders. Her work with artists includes serving on the councils for Black Artists & Modernism (BAM) and Prospect 4, the fourth iteration of Prospect New Orleans’ international art exhibition. In 2018, she served as a Center panelist in Performance.