Anne Barlow


Anne Barlow is the Executive Director of Art in General, New York and is the appointed Curator of BB5, the Bucharest Biennale, that will take place in May 2012. From 1999-2006, Barlow was Curator of Education and Media Programs at the New Museum, New York, where she oversaw the scope of the museum’s educational and public programs. She initiated and developed Museum as Hub, a global network initiative that connects the museum with international contemporary art partners in Cairo, Eindhoven, Mexico City and Seoul.

Prior to moving to New York from Scotland in 1999, Barlow was Curator of Contemporary Art and Design at Glasgow Museums. She was also formerly the Curator of a national collection of works by emerging Scottish artists at the Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh.

Independently, Barlow collaborated on projects including the exhibition Copy It, Steal It, Share it with Michele Thursz at Borusan Art Gallery, Istanbul (2003), and guest-curated film and media projects for Threshold Artspace, Perth, Scotland (2007). Barlow has published for organizations including Liverpool University Press/Tate Gallery Liverpool; the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, United Kingdom; the Edith Russ House for Media Art, Oldenburg, Germany; the New Museum, New York; and Art in General. She was also a lecturer/ guest critic for organizations including the Royal College of Art, London; Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw; MUMOK, Vienna; New York University; The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York; and Tate Modern, London.