Gwangju Biennale Foundation announced Jessica Morgan, Daskalopoulos Curator, International Art, Tate Modern, as Artistic Director of the 10th Gwangju Biennale 2014.

Jessica Morgan. Photo courtesy the Gwangju Biennale Foundation.

10th Gwangju Biennale
September 5–November 9, 2014

Jessica Morgan has curated numerous group and solo exhibitions, including Saloua Raouda Choucair, Gabriel Orozco, John Baldessari: Pure Beauty, The World as a Stage, Martin Kippenberger, Time Zones, Common Wealth, and the Turbine Hall Unilever Commissions, working with artists Tino Sehgal, Carsten Höller and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, since she joined Tate. Jessica Morgan was previously Chief Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, where she organized exhibitions of work by, among others, Ellen Gallagher, Olafur Eliasson, Rineke Dijkstra, Marlene Dumas and Cornelia Parker. Prior to that she was an Assistant Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, where she curated the survey of Mona Hatoum. She has curated the exhibition of Urs Fischer for MOCA Los Angeles, Damien Ortega for ICA Boston and The Unruly History of the Readymade for Jumex Collection.

Jessica Morgan has published and lectured extensively on contemporary art and is a regular contributor to art journals including Parkett and Artforum. She holds an MA in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London and a BA and MA in Art History from Cambridge University. She was a Mellon Fellow at the Yale Centre for British Art, Yale University and a Contemporary Art Curatorial Fellow at The Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University.

Jessica Morgan. Photo courtesy the Gwangju Biennale Foundation.

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