Anneka French is a contemporary art writer, editor and curator based in Birmingham, UK.
She is editorial manager at contemporary art magazine this is tomorrow and reviews for other publications including Photomonitor, Apollo Magazine and a-n. Anneka is project co-ordinator at New Art West Midlands, was writer in residence at In Between Time festival 2015 and was selected for a-n’s inaugural writer development programme 2015-16.
She has worked at galleries including Tate Modern, Ikon Gallery, New Art Gallery Walsall, Vivid Projects and Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Anneka was formerly co-director of Lincoln Art Programme, an Arts Council funded nomadic live art commissioning organisation based in the city of Lincoln.
Independent curatorial projects include a recent residency and exhibition with artist Mitra Saboury at Grand Union, Birmingham, and an exhibition of ten newly commissioned sculptural works at National Trust property, Croome, Worcestershire. She was selected to be part of an international curator panel at Art Weekend Aarhus 2017 in Denmark.
Talks and lectures have been given at IED Madrid, Sluice Art Fair, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, AirSpace Gallery and The Collection. She delivers seminars and lectures to undergraduate and postgraduate students at Birmingham City University and the University of Birmingham.
Available for writing commissions, curatorial work, talks and lectures.
Telephone: 07718 205519