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Curator, Writer

Gilane Tawadros

  • CountryEgypt
  • Born1965


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).