Sacha Craddock - critic & curator


As writer, curator, teacher, and consultant, I work and advise on all aspects of art. 


"Obsessed with contemporary art, I love looking and being critical; my passion for new work is constant.  I am particularly excited at the moment by my research into the public, private, educational, and institutional aspects of  British Art in 1988,  just before the advent of the internet.


The current political situation means that the art being made today might seem light, utopian even, yet a true fight for art, art education, and freedom will inevitably involve some defence of indulgence and failure. 


I am fascinated, also, by art from Mexico, Ethiopia, Spain, Palestine, and Jamaica." 

For all enquiries please contact me.

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Selma Parlour: Upright Animal, Pi Artworks - curated by Sacha Craddock
5th Jan - 10th February 2018

Selma Parlour, detail, Code I, 2017

Sacha Craddock on Turner Prizewinner Lubaina Himid, interviewed by Efnan Han

Sacha Craddock writing in the Guardian on Turner Prizewinner Lubaina Himid

Turner Prize, Ferens Gallery, Hull curated by Sacha Craddock and George Vasey

Rosalind Nashishibi, Lubaina Himid, Hurvin Anderson and Andrea Buttner
(see texts)

Venice Agendas

The Cost of Free Speech, 11th May 2017
Venice Biennale

Drawing Biennial 2017 Top Picks
Talk by Sacha Craddock Drawing Room, 19th April 2017

Strike Site curated by Sacha Craddock

Permeate: Symposium with Matthew Burrows, Matthew Collings, Sacha Craddock and Sarah Dwyer

Luncheon Magazine: Interview with Tali Silver
portrait by Chantal Joffe

Frieze panel talk: Goshka Macuga and Mira Calix, International Institute of Intellectual Cooperation
Moderated by Sacha Craddock, October  2016


New Contemporaries at The Bluecoat October 2016


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Executive Member - AICA
Member of Faculty - British School at Rome
Chair - New Contemporaries
Trustee - Shelagh Cluett Trust
Trustee - Braziers
Trustee - Art House Foundation
Arts Advisor - Royal Borough Kensington and Chelsea





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