Grant Watson teaches Curatorial Theory at the Royal College of Art in London and is Roaming Academy core-tutor and curator at the DAI in Arnhem (Grant's project in 2014-2015: To Make a Work~Molecular Revolutions ).
Grant Watson was Senior Curator at the Institute of International Visual Arts (Iniva) London (2010–2014), Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MuHKA), Antwerp (2006–2010), Curator of Visual Arts at Project, Dublin (2001–2006), and he
Recent exhibitions include How We Behave (Nottingham Contemporary and The Showroom in London), Social Fabric (Iniva, Lunds Konsthall and Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai), Keywords: Art Culture and Society in 1980s Britain (Tate Liverpool), and the touring retrospective Sheela Gowda: Open Eye Policy (Van Abbemuseum, Lunds Konsthall and Irish Museum of Modern Art).
His research projects include "How We Behave" (with If I Can't Dance, Amsterdam), which explores the "Care of the Self" in relation to contemporary practice; and "Practice International" (Iaspis, Sweden, Casco, Holland, and Raw Material, Senegal) and "Tagore, Pedagogy and Contemporary Visual Cultures" (Goldsmiths College, London) both of which look at historical and current examples of art and cosmopolitanism.
Earlier DAI-projects led by Grant ( who is involved in the DAI's programme since 2008):