Catherine Wood

Catherine Wood is curator of Contemporary Art / Performance at Tate Modern. She co-curated the exhibitions “The World as a Stage” at Tate Modern in 2007, “Pop Life” in 2010 and curated “A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance” in 2012, as well as co-directing the opening programme for the Tate Tanks in 2012, titled, “Art in Action”. She has programmed numerous performance works at Tate since 2003 including works by Mark Leckey, Joan Jonas, Guy de Cointet, Jiri Kovanda and Sturtevant and initiated the online project, “Performance Room” in 2011. Wood is author of “Yvonne Rainer: The Mind is a Muscle” (2007, Afterall/MIT press) and the forthcoming publication, “Performance in Contemporary Art” (Tate Publishing, due 2015). A regular contributor to Afterall, Artforum and Mousse magazines, she has also written numerous catalogue essays, recently on Joachim Koester, Piotr Uklanski, and Sung Hwan Kim.

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