Professor Paul Goodwin

TrAIN Member - Director

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Paul Goodwin is an independent curator, lecturer and urban theorist based in London. Paul’s curatorial and research interests span the fields of art and migration, urbanism and critical curation. As a curator at Tate Britain from 2008-2012 he directed Tate Britain’s pioneering Cross Cultural Programme a multi-discpliniary platform exploring the impact of globalisation on contemporary art in Britain. He has curated and co-curated a number of internationally significant exhibitions including: Migrations: Journeys Into British Art, Tate Britain 2012; Thin Black Line(s), Tate Britain, 2011; Go Tell It On The Mountain: Towards A New Monumentalism, 2011 and Ways of Seeing, 2012, 3-D Foundation Sculpture Park in Verbier, Switzerland; Coming Ashore, 2011, Berardo Collection Museum in Lisbon, Portugal; Underconstruction, Hospital Julius De Matos, Lisbon, Portugal, 2009.

He has been invited to give keynote lectures and chair conferences at universities and museums around the world including: University of Sydney and Australia Council, Australia; Museum of Modern Art, Rio, Brazil; the Sorbonne in Paris; Danish Centre for Art and Interculture, Copenhagen, Federal Agency for Civic Education , Berlin; Stedelik Museum Bureau in Amsterdam, Tate Modern in London. He has held teaching and research positions in the fields of visual culture, urbanism and critical theory at the universities of Oxford, Greenwich, Goldsmiths, University of London , University of Paris, Diderot – Paris 7, Connecticut State University, USA and Stanford University Centre in Oxford. Paul Goodwin was UAL Joint Chair of Black Art and Design from 2013-2016. He is currently UAL Chair of Contemporary Art and Urbanism and Director of TrAIN.

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