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Inês Costa

Focal Point Gallery

Inês Costa, Curator at Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea

Curator Biography

Inês Costa is Curator at Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea since March 2023. Previously, she was Assistant Curator at Whitechapel Gallery, London, where she has worked on various exhibitions and accompanying publications, such as ‘Zadie Xa: House Gods, Animal Guides and Five Ways 2 Forgiveness’ (2022–23); ‘The London Open’ (2022); ‘Nalini Malani: Can You Hear Me?’ (2020–21); ‘Carlos Bunga: Something Necessary and Useful’ (2020); Anna Maria Maiolino: Making Love Revolutionary’ (2019–20); “la Caixa” Collection of Contemporary Art’ (2019–20) and; Killed Negatives: Unseen Images of 1930s America’ (2018). Recent independent curatorial projects include ‘Swayze effect’ (2019), Platform Southwark, London; ‘Geltung [Validity]: perception of a natural right’ (2017), GENERATORprojects, Dundee; and ‘IT IS PROBABLY BETTER TO START FROM ZERO’ (2016–17), Window Space, London. She was co-founder of Agorama, a collective of creative practitioners focusing on the critical exploration of digital network culture through public events, residencies and collective research groups, in residency at Raven Row, London (2018–20).

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