Staff profiles

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 ( 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.

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

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 is in the office Monday to Thursday and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at

Cressida Hubbard – Managing 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

Anna Larkin – Head of Communications 

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. Anna is in the office Monday to Friday and can be contacted on 0207 713 1400 or at

If you are a member of the press, please see the press section for further details.



Gabrielle Le Cocq – Finance Manager

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 Mondays, Tuesdays and fortnightly Wednesdays and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at

Sinéad McCarthy – Production Coordinator

Sinéad has been part of Artangel's production team for five years, focusing on the development and production of the programme. She graduated with 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. From 2012 until 2013 she worked for Wandsworth Council's Arts team, managing the programme at the Pump House Gallery and currently works as a Project Manager for the artist Daniel Silver. Sinéad is in the office Monday – Thursday and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at

Charmian Griffin – Producer, Digital

Charmian works on Artangel's online programme. Before this she produced online and film projects for organisations including Tate, Channel 4, and ITV. She has an MA in Critical Writing in Art & Design from the Royal College of Art where she also edited the college journal Arc and produced the course website. She teaches art criticism at Central Saint Martins and writes on art and technology. Charmian is in the office Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or via email: charmian followed by the at sign then

Nick Chapman – Communications Co-ordinator

Prior to joining Artangel Nick worked primarily in the literary sector. Following his BA in English & American Literature at the University of Manchester he produced international programmes for writers with PEN International and British Council, and now does so in a freelance capacity, including all project communications, publicity and press. Nick is in the office Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at

Alex Borkowski – Production and Administrative Assistant

Alex holds a BA in Art History from McGill University in Montreal and an MA in Aural and Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths, University of London. Prior to joining Artangel, she has worked in several artist-run centres and public art galleries including the Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art in Toronto, and the Serpentine Galleries. She is also a critical and creative writer. Her work has recently appeared in this is tomorrow and The Quietus, and she is a founding member of the Rare Element collective. Alex is in the office Monday to Friday and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at

Phoebe James – Collection Coordinator

Phoebe joined Artangel as Collection Coordinator in 2015. Previously she worked at Tate and National Galleries of Scotland on ARTIST ROOMS, and before that at the Art Fund and Contemporary Art Society. Phoebe studied English and philosophy at Liverpool University and completed an MA in visual culture at King's College, London in 2013. Phoebe is in the office Monday to Thursday and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at

Leah Swain – Development Coordinator

Leah graduated in History of Art at the University of Leeds in 2009. She previously worked at the South London Gallery where she worked on fundraising initiatives such as Oscar Murillo's Lottery and 'Tomorrow: London' in collaboration with Paddle8. Before this she worked at the Alan Cristea Gallery and Oxfam. Leah is Development Coordinator and in the office Monday to Friday. She can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at

Margarita Louca – Online Communications Co-ordinator

Following her BA in Graphic Design at Central Saint Martins, Margarita’s practice has focused on moving image and new media, specifically geared towards experiential immersive events within the music and fashion spheres. Margarita has worked collaboratively with a broad range of creatives and clients, producing stage visuals for Primavera Sound, creating content for institutions such as The Victoria & Albert Museum and MuseumsQuartier and for musicians such as Deadmau5 and Metallica. This has lead to associate lecturer positions at Camberwell College of Arts, London College of Fashion and Middlesex University. Alongside this, Margarita works with the award-winning NTS radio station, also hosting her own regular experimental show. Margarita is in the office Monday, Tuesdays and Thursdays and can be contacted on 020 7713 1400 or at