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London: Introducing Selection Committee Member Gilda Williams

We are thrilled to unveil our esteemed Selection Committee for the upcoming edition of The Other Art Fair London. These members of a globally significant art community set the high standard of the fair, ensuring you can buy from our artists with the confidence that you are investing in the very best of emerging talent.

Based in London since 1994, New York-born contemporary art critic, editor and teacher Dr. Gilda Williams is Senior Lecturer on the MFA in Curating programme, Goldsmiths College (since 2009), University of London and Guest Lecturer on the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, MA in Contemporary Art programme (since 2005). She has also taught at the Frieze Academy and in the Guardian’s Masterclass series

Credit: Ricky Adam

Her book
How to Write About Contemporary Art (Thames&Hudson, 2014), now in six languages, has been described as ‘the little red book everyone in the art world should have’ (Art Monthly, Feb 2015). Williams is London correspondent for Artforum magazine and a regular contributor to frieze blog,Burlington Magazine, Art Monthly, Tate etc. and more.

Williams has given talks worldwide, principally on her specialist area of interests (art writing; Andy Warhol), in London: Tate Modern; Royal Academy; Serpentine Gallery; ICA; the Courtauld Institute, and more; abroad: NYU Abu Dhabi; Garage Museum for Contemporary Art, Moscow; Hangar Bicocca, Milan; University of Cartagena, Colombia.

From 1994-2005, Williams was Editor and Commissioning Editor (from 1997) for contemporary art for Phaidon Press, London. In 2011 she was a judge on the Max Mara Art Prize for women artists; in 2014 a nominator for the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Awards for Artists; from 2016 a member of the Whitechapel Ventures Board.

The Other Art Fair will return to Victoria House in Bloomsbury from March 22nd – 25th 2018. Tickets for the fair are now live and for more information about the fair program visit theotherartfair.com