16-18 July, Stephanie Rosenthal

Stephanie Rosenthal
Artistic Director of the 20th Biennale of Sydney (2016)

Currently based in London, Rosenthal has been Chief Curator of the Hayward Gallery since 2007, having previously worked at the Haus der Kunst in Munich for more than 10 years, where she was appointed Curator for Modern and Contemporary Art in 2000. Earlier this year, Rosenthal was also one of three curators who realised a national section of the first biennial in Cartagena, Colombia, which ran from February to April.

As Chief Curator at the Hayward Gallery, Rosenthal has worked with leading international artists and curated numerous exhibitions including: ‘Robin Rhode: Who Saw Who’ (2008); ‘Walking in My Mind’ (2009); ‘MOVE: Choreographing You’ (2010); ‘Art of Change: New Directions from China’ (2012); and ‘Pipilotti Rist: Eyeball Massage’ (2012). She recently unveiled ‘Ana Mendieta: Traces’, the first retrospective of the artist’s work in the UK, and the acclaimed exhibition ‘Dayanita Singh: Go Away Closer’. Rosenthal has also curated the Hayward Gallery’s major autumn show, ‘MIRRORCITY: 23 artists from London’, which will open on 14 October 2014. At the Haus der Kunst, she curated a series of highly praised exhibitions including: ‘Stories. Narrative Structures in Contemporary Art’ (2002); ‘Abigail O’Brien – The Seven Sacraments’ (2003); ‘Aernout Mik – Dispersions’ (2004); ‘Paul McCarthy. LaLa Land Parody Paradise’ (2005); ‘Black Paintings: Barnett Newman, Robert Rauschenberg, Frank Stella, Ad Reinhardt, Mark Rothko’ (2006); ‘Allan Kaprow – Art as Life’ (2006); and ‘Christoph Schlingensief: 18 frames per second’ (2007).