Grant Watson

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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. He has a PhD in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths University of London, London. Watson lives and works in London.


Grant Watson was involved in the DAI's programme between 2007 and 2015; as returning respondent to Kitchen sessions as well as project leader and exhibition curator.

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