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Hammad Nasar has been announced as the co-curator of British Art Show

18 Oct 2018

Hayward Gallery has announced the participating cities and the appointment of Hammad Nasar, the Executive Director of the Stuart Hall Foundation, and Irene Aristizábal as the curators for the forthcoming edition of British Art Show, which will open in Manchester in 2020, and then tour to Wolverhampton, Aberdeen and Plymouth.

The exhibition is the biggest touring exhibition of contemporary art in the UK and it is acknowledged as one of the most important recurrent exhibitions of contemporary art produced in this country. British Art Show 8 attracted over over 300,000 visitors in its tour to four cities from October 2015 to January 2017. Hammad Nasar and Irene Aristizábal were selected by a panel of curators from the Hayward Gallery and the participating cities. They bring international experience to the role and have each worked on major exhibitions in the UK, Europe, America and Asia.

Image: British Art Show