James Lingwood, Co-Director
James Lingwood has been Co-Director of Artangel with Michael Morris since 1991. Amongst some 80 projects produced over the past twenty years are Rachel Whiteread’s House (1993-94), Michael Landy’s Break Down (2001) in Oxford Street, Gregor Schneider’s Die Familie Schneider (2004), Francis Alÿs’ Seven Walks (2005), Roni Horn’s Vatnasafn/Library of Water in Iceland (2007) and Roger Hiorns’ Seizure (2008), as well as ambitious moving image installation with artists such as Douglas Gordon, Steve McQueen and Tony Oursler.
In addition to his work with Artangel, Lingwood has curated exhibitions for national and international arts institutions including Juan Muñoz’s Double Bind (2001) in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, Field Trips – Robert Smithson and Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Museu Serralves in Porto and Douglas Gordon’s exhibition What Have I Done (2002) at the Hayward Gallery in London. He has organised major survey exhibitions with Vija Celmins, Juliao Sarmento, Thomas Struth and Thomas Schütte. He is a Trustee of The Art Fund and The Paul Hamlyn Foundation and is on the International Advisory Board of the Museu Serralves, Porto.
Michael Morris, Co-Director
Michael Morris, alongside James Lingwood, has been Co-Director of Artangel since 1991. Together they have built Artangel into a significant international commissioning and producing organistation, working internationally with artists across the visual arts and performance as well as forging innovative collaborations with film and the broadcast media.
After working at London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) as Director of Performing Arts in the 1980s, Michael established his own production company Cultural Industry (www.culturalindustry.co.uk) in 1987, since when he has continued to develop the work of Pina Bausch and Robert Lepage in the UK.
Michael is also an Artistic Advisor to the Manchester International Festival, the Roundhouse, the Wexner Center in Ohio and Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center in Long Island. He is a member of Tate Modern Council, an Ambassador for Alain de Botton’s The School of Life, a guest lecturer for the Clore Leadership Foundation and a trustee of Longplayer.
Rachel Anderson – Producer, Collaborative Projects
Rachel is responsible for Artangel’s Interaction programme. She was previously Education and Outreach Manager at the South London Gallery where she established a programme of on and off-site artists' collaborations with the local community. Before this she managed the Queensbridge Youth Project in Hackney where she developed the Queensbridge Community Arts Partnership and the Childrens' Fund Local Providers Network. Rachel graduated from Kent Institute of Art and Design, Canterbury with a degree in Fine Art in 2001 and maintains her artistic practice today. Rachel is in the office Tuesday to Friday and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at email@example.com.
Alice Boff - Open Coordinator
Alice joined as the Administrative Assistant in 2009, coordinated A Room for London in 2012 and is now Coordinator for Open. Prior to joining Artangel she worked at Saatchi Gallery for two years building and developing Saatchi Online. Alice graduated from Edinburgh University in 2006, and from Goldsmiths College with an MA in Arts Adminstration and Cultural Policy in 2009. Alice is in the office Monday and Wednesday and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rob Bowman – Head of Programmes and Production
Rob is responsible for planning and developing Artangel’s programming activities. He was previously a Curator at the ICA, where he developed exhibitions with a range of international artists, and ran Beck’s Futures exhibition and awards, for which he also commissioned and produced a number of new works. Prior to this, Rob was on the curatorial team at the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford where he worked with artists as diverse as Marina Abramovic, Michelangelo Pistoletto and Matt Mullican, and organised a number of ambitious group exhibitions and a programme of offsite projects. Rob occasionally writes and speaks on issues related to contemporary art and artistic practice. Rob is in the Artangel office Monday to Friday and can be reached on 020 7713 1400 or at email@example.com.
Emily Bromfield – Head of Communications
Emily joined the team as Head of Communications in July 2011. She is responsible for planning and developing all communications activity including press and public relations, marketing, digital and social media, and audience development. Before joining Artangel, Emily spent four years at PEN, the worldwide community of writers, as their first Communications Director. She has also worked at the Lyric Hammersmith and Young Vic theatres. Emily is in the Artangel office from Monday to Friday and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maria Carroll – Head of Development
Maria graduated in Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art in 2001, and received an MA in Art Criticism at City University in 2002. She worked in the Development Department of Sadler's Wells theatre, before taking up a position at the Royal Academy of Arts. There she set up and ran the Contemporary Patrons' programme, which was a completely new initiative for the Royal Academy and contributed to the development of the Academy's Contemporary Season. At Artangel, Maria is responsible for planning and developing all Artangel's fundraising activities. Maria can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at email@example.com.
Seb Emina - Producer, Artangel Digital
Seb joined Artangel as web editor in October 2008, before becoming a producer in April 2012. He is responsible for Artangel's digital content and projects, and all that happens on the Artangel website. His first book, The Breakfast Bible, was published by Bloomsbury in 2013 and his writing has appeared in The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times, Esquire, Fire & Knives and others. He is in the office every day except Thursday and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cressida Hubbard – Deputy Director
Cressida is responsible for assisting the Co-Directors with Artangel’s financial management and in developing partnerships with funders and co-producers. She also assists with strategic planning, organisational management and human resources. Prior to working at Artangel, Cressida worked for Siobhan Davies Dance Company as Finance Co-ordinator and for The English Concert and other classical music organisations in management, finance and development. She graduated from Clare College, Cambridge, with a degree in history. Cressida is in the office from Monday-Friday and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at email@example.com.
Anna Larkin - Communications Coordinator
Prior to joining Artangel in December 2011, Anna worked as a freelance consultant in public relations, marketing, curating, branding and copywriting for organisations including LAHF the RIBA, RCA, D&AD and SUNDAY art fair. She has also worked in communications roles for the V&A and Raven Row. Anna studied archaeology at Southampton University and completed an MA in Fine Art at Wimbledon College of Art in 2009. She maintains her artistic practice and freelance consultancy. Anna is in the office Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and can be contacted on 0207 713 1400 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gabrielle Le Cocq - Finance Coordinator
Gabrielle graduated from Chelsea College of Art in 2004 with an MA in Fine Art and was a participant on the Research Program at CCA, Kitakyushu in Japan from 2000-2001. Before joining Artangel she worked for ACAVA, an organization providing artists’ studios in London. Gabrielle is in the office on Mondays and Tuesdays and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at email@example.com.
Sinéad McCarthy – Production Coordinator
Sinéad recently graduated from an MFA in Curating at Goldsmiths College, previously completing a degree in BA Fine Art and History of Art. Prior to working at Artangel, Sinead worked as the Web Editor at Electra and has previously worked for ‘With’ on projects at the ICA and the Hayward Gallery, as a curator on ‘Contested Ground’ at 176 Project Space and on ‘I and Me’ at Studio Voltaire. At Artangel, Sinéad assists in the development and production of the programme and is in the office Monday, Thursday and Friday. She can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eleanor Nairne – Collection Coordinator
Eleanor joined Artangel as Collection Coordinator in February 2011. She gained her MA in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art in 2010, while also working as Curatorial Researcher at the Barbican Art Gallery. She curated ‘Making A Scene’ at Southampton City Art Gallery in 2011 and presented the television series ‘Your Paintings’ for BBC2 in 2012. A regular reviewer for Frieze, she has also contributed catalogue essays to exhibitions such as Self Portrait at the Louisiana Museum in Denmark and was the editor for the book published to accompany Yael Bartana’s trilogy ‘And Europe Will Be Stunned’ (2012). Eleanor has previously worked for organisations including Whitechapel Art Gallery, New Contemporaries, Frieze Art Fair and Sadie Coles HQ. She is in the office from Monday to Wednesday and can be reached on 020 7713 1400 or email@example.com.
Helen Parker, Administrative Assistant
Helen has worked primarily for galleries in the not for profit sector, most recently in the role of HLF Skills for the Future Trainee at Whitechapel Gallery. She completed her BA in English Literature and Language at the University of Leeds in 2010. Helen is in the office Monday to Friday and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Danielle Sharma - Development Coordinator
Danielle started as Development Coordinator in January 2013, following a year as Administrative Assistant. She previously worked in the commercial gallery sector, most recently at Alan Cristea Gallery in Cork Street, and has also worked for CultureLabel and the Affordable Art Fair. She has an MA in Cultural and Creative Industries from King’s College London, and has also studied art and design at Central Saint Martin’s and Chelsea College of Art. Danielle is in the office on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or email@example.com.