Gilane Tawadros is a curator and writer. She was the founding Director of Iniva.
She has curated numerous exhibitions: Veil (New Art Gallery, Walsall; Bluecoat Art Gallery & Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, Modern Art, Oxford, 2003 and Kulturehuset, Stockholm, 2004). Fault Lines: Contemporary African Art and Shifting Landscapes, 50th Venice Biennale (2003), Zarina Bhimji (inIVA, 2004); Sutapa Biswas,(2004); David Adjaye (inIVA, 2004), The Real Me (ICA, 2005).
As a writer and critic, Gilane Tawadros has written extensively on contemporary art, most recently she edited Changing States: Contemporary Art and Ideas in an Era of Globalisation (inIVA, 2004).