Ferren

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Gipson

London
—United Kingdom

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London
—United Kingdom

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Audio & video

My Family's Like That Too, video series for the Fitzwilliam Museum, 2023


Expert Witness, series 2, BBC One, guest expert, 2022


What is Surrealism, voiceover and writing for the Design Museum, London, 2022


Making a Splash with Amber Butchard, podcast guest, 2021


Interview with Josh O'Connor and Jonathan Anderson for Esquire Magazine, 2020


The Brute Caravaggio with Ferren Gipson, Killing Time podcast guest, 2020


Showcase, TRT World, guest expert, Sep 4, 2019


Showcase, TRT World, guest expert, May 8, 2019


Art Matters, podcast series host and producer, 2018–20



Publications

Books

The Art Book for Children, Phaidon, 2024


Women's Work, Frances Lincoln, 2022


The Ultimate Art Museum, Phaidon, 2021

Contributing Author

Tschabalala Self: Make Room, Les presses du réel, 2023


Vitamin C: Collage, Phaidon, 2023


Great Women Artists, contributing writer, Phaidon, September 2019

Exhibited work

Within + Without, UNIT London, 7 Mar – 6 Apr 2023. Curated by Ferren Gipson


The New Bend, Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles (27 Oct – 30 Dec 2022) and Somerset (28 Jan – 8 May 2023). Curated by Legacy Russell


Imagine: Celebrating Black Female Creativity, Francine Kelly Gallery, Oak Bluffs, MA, 7 Aug – 5 Sept 2022. Curated by Adrienne L. Childs

Curatorial work

Within + Without, UNIT London, London, UK, 2023

 

Peripheral, Debbie Carlos at Lomography Gallery, London, UK, 2014


Last Night I Sang Karaoke with Bill Murray, Stephen Kenny at Lomography Gallery, London, UK, 2014

Advisory work

Art History Festival, Association for Art History, Steering Committee Member, 2021–3

 

Kakilang, Board Member, 2019–22

                                                                                        

Art History Link-Up, Board Member, 2021–22

Select talks & teaching

Talks

In conversation with Billie Zangewa, John Hansard Gallery, 2023


“How I Made an Art Museum,” TEDx London Business School, 2023


"Decoding Astrology in Art,” Dulwich Picture Gallery, 2023

 

“Threads of Defiance: From Feminine Art to Feminist Art,” Cheltenham Festivals, Panel guest, 2022


"Artist Narratives - Lindsey Mendick & Paloma Proudfoot in conversation with Ferren Gipson," DACS, 2022


“Ferren Gipson & Katy Hessel: Reclaiming Art History,” Edinburgh Book Festival, 2022


“Quilts in the Contemporary Imagination,” The Women’s Art Collection, Panel guest, 2022

 

“Art and Storytelling”, Keynote presentation, ArLis Annual Conference, 2021

 

In conversation with Lubaina Himid, Art UK, 2020

 

“A Story of Children in Art,” Special tour at Tate Britain, 2019

 

‘How to build an art collection’, Esquire Townhouse event, Esquire Magazine, Panel moderator, 2018


Art Chats on popular culture and digital archiving, Tate Lates, Tate Modern, Panel moderator, 2018

Lectures

‘Critical Perspectives in Art & Culture,’ Executive Masters in Cultural Leadership, Royal Academy of Arts, October 2023


‘Women’s Work: Modern and Contemporary Women Artists Working in Textiles’, Textile Art Weekend Course, Royal Academy of Arts, June 2023


Visiting lecturer, Gap Year Course, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Spring 2022

Teaching

‘Modern Women, Modern Artists,’ Associate Lecturer, Courtauld Institute of Art, Autumn 2023

 

‘Theory and Methods I’, Graduate Teaching Assistant, SOAS, University of London, Autumn 2021

 

‘Art and Revolutionary China,’ Short Course Tutor, Black Blossoms School of Art, November 2020

 

‘Art and Revolutionary China,’ Course Tutor, Brilliant Club, Spring 2020

Select talks & teaching

Talks

In conversation with Billie Zangewa, John Hansard Gallery, 2023


“How I Made an Art Museum,” TEDx London Business School, 2023


"Decoding Astrology in Art,” Dulwich Picture Gallery, 2023

 

“Threads of Defiance: From Feminine Art to Feminist Art,” Cheltenham Festivals, Panel guest, 2022


"Artist Narratives - Lindsey Mendick & Paloma Proudfoot in conversation with Ferren Gipson," DACS, 2022


“Ferren Gipson & Katy Hessel: Reclaiming Art History,” Edinburgh Book Festival, 2022


“Quilts in the Contemporary Imagination,” The Women’s Art Collection, Panel guest, 2022

 

“Art and Storytelling”, Keynote presentation, ArLis Annual Conference, 2021

 

In conversation with Lubaina Himid, Art UK, 2020

 

“A Story of Children in Art,” Special tour at Tate Britain, 2019

 

‘How to build an art collection’, Esquire Townhouse event, Esquire Magazine, Panel moderator, 2018


Art Chats on popular culture and digital archiving, Tate Lates, Tate Modern, Panel moderator, 2018

Lectures

‘Critical Perspectives in Art & Culture,’ Executive Masters in Cultural Leadership, Royal Academy of Arts, October 2023


‘Women’s Work: Modern and Contemporary Women Artists Working in Textiles’, Textile Art Weekend Course, Royal Academy of Arts, June 2023


Visiting lecturer, Gap Year Course, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Spring 2022

Teaching

‘Modern Women, Modern Artists,’ Associate Lecturer, Courtauld Institute of Art, Autumn 2023

 

‘Theory and Methods I’, Graduate Teaching Assistant, SOAS, University of London, Autumn 2021

 

‘Art and Revolutionary China,’ Short Course Tutor, Black Blossoms School of Art, November 2020

 

‘Art and Revolutionary China,’ Course Tutor, Brilliant Club, Spring 2020

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