Lunchtime Lecture: Professor Marina Wallace

  • 14/08/13
  • Time: 13:00 – 14:00
  • Venue: Commerce Lecture Theatre, Hiddingh Campus, 37 Orange Street, Gardens
  • Contact: 021 480 7111

Marina Wallace is Professor of Curating and Director of Artakt, at Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design, University of the Arts, London.

Marina Wallace is Professor of Curating and Director of Artakt, at Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design, University of the Arts, London.

She was co-Director, with Prof. Martin Kemp, of the Universal Leonardo project (2001-2008) and has curated a number of major groundbreaking exhibitions including Seduced, Art and Sex from Antiquity to Now (Barbican Art Gallery, London, 2007/8); Spectacular Bodies: the Art and Science of the Human Body, from Leonardo to Now (Hayward Gallery, 2000/01); Head On, Art with the Brain in Mind (Science Museum, London, 2002); Mendel,The Genius of Genetics (Mendel Museum, Brno, 2003); Mendel, Il Genio della Genetica (Genova, Italy, 2003), and others. She is currently contributing towards a visual interpretation and the dissemination of scientific knowledge (Meetings of Minds, 2012-2015) for a EU project on new mathematical models of cell division, MItoSys (2010-2015).

She is engaged in research in the history of visual and cultural representation vis-a-vis the history of science, including the professional environments, institutions, producers and communicators in the fields of art and science.