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Lesley Young

Our series of free lunchtime talks invites Lesley Young, NFW Curatorial Fellow 2019, to speak about the ideas and approaches that inform her work.

Lesley Young is a curator and producer based in Glasgow. She is a founding member of the curatorial co-operative Chapter Thirteen and between 2006 and 2010 initiated and ran The Salford Restoration Office to explore and critique the visual arts infrastructure of Manchester, curating exhibitions by Jeremy Deller, Dan Shipsides and Artur Zmijewski, and developing projects with Imogen Stidworthy and Katya Sander. 

She has worked closely with artists including Christine Borland, Brody Condon and Janice Kerbel to realise large scale projects and events. In 2019 she is developing the member and public programme at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop.