Matt Williams

Matt Williams is currently a PhD candidate (AHRC) at Manchester Metropolitan University, and Curator of Public Programme at Camden Arts Centre. He was Curator at ICA, London (2010-17), curating the exhibitions Beat by Stuart Middleton (2017), A House to Die In by Bjarne Melgaard with Snohetta and group exhibitions Journal (2014) and Remote Control (2012) with Simon Denny. During this period, he regularly collaborated with artists and international organisations including Ed Atkins, Kai Althoff, Keren Cytter, Zhang Ding, Blackest Ever Black, NON-Worldwide, NTS Radio, PAN and Warp on a range of experimental audio visual projects. He was Artistic Director of the International Project Space, Birmingham (2008-10), presenting an interdisciplinary programme of exhibitions including Anna Barham, Michaela Eichwald, Megan Fraser, among others. Williams is co founder of NOVEL, an itinerant curatorial and publishing platform that functions as a commissioning agency for artists writing, texts and poetry. He is also curatorial advisor to Thirty Three Thirty Three, a non-profit organisation that seeks to engage globally with the rapidly changing cultural, social and material conditions of contemporary sound based practices.