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Curator, Writer

Griselda Pollock

  • CountrySouth Africa
  • Born1949


Griselda Pollock is Professor of the Social & Critical Histories of Art at the University of Leeds.

Griselda Pollock’s teaching interests include nineteenth to twenty-first century international visual arts; feminist, queer and postcolonial cultural theory and analysis; cinema and culture; trauma and aesthetics; the Holocaust and cultural memory; femininity, representation and modernity; gender and the museum.

She has worked extensively on Hannah Arendt’s writing and who directed the AHRC programme Concentrationary Memories at Centre CATH, Leeds University, and co-edited with Max Silverman Aesthetics as Political Resistance in Alain Resnais’s Night and Fog (2011).

Pollock curated Resonance/Overlay/Interweave: Bracha Ettinger in Freudian Space, London: Freud Museum and the Helsinki Academy of Fine Arts.