Grant Watson

tag: London

Curator, artist and writer Grant Watson’s interview project How We Behave (2012–ongoing) explores queer ascesis, as a personal and a collective politics. His work has been shown at Extra City, Antwerp, 2017; Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2017; State of Concept, Athens, 2016; Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, 2015; The Showroom, London, 2015; and If I Can’t Dance, Amsterdam, 2014. He has curated projects with Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2019; Lunds Konsthal, Dublin, 2014; nGbK, Berlin, 2014; Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, 2014; Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, 2013; among others. He was Co-Artistic Director of ‘bauhaus imaginista’ (2016–2019) along with Marion von Osten, has held numerous curatorial positions, and has been Tutor at the Royal College of Art, London, since 2015 and has been involved with the Dutch Art Institute since 2012. He has a PhD in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths University of London, London. Watson lives and works in London.




Grant Watson's seminars, workshops, field trips and curatorial projects for DAI (selection):

2023-2024 Textile Politics: Flags, Nets, Maquettes

2022-2023  A Fabric Instead of a Lecture

2021-2022 Keywords - Queering Marxism 

2020-2021 Queering Communism

2014-2015 To Make a Work ~ Molecular Revolutions 

2013 - 2014 To Make A Work - Motivation, Affinity, Circumstance

2012-2013 Curating Academy


July 2012 ASSEMBLY