Catherine Ince

Catherine Ince, RIBA, Chief Curator of V&A East; specialist in modern and contemporary design and architecture, and the intersection of art and design practices.
United Kingdom
Catherine Ince is the Senior Curator at V&A (Victoria and Albert) Museum, where she is currently working on developing a curator program V&A (Victoria and Albert) East. This new establishment is comprised of the museum and the collection and research center, and it is being planned for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.
Before November 2015, she served as curator in Barbican Center and managed major general exhibitions and publications, including "The World of Charles and Ray Eames" (2015), "Bauhaus: Art as Life" (2012) and "Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion" (2011). Before joining Barbican, Catherine served as co-director, Department of Architecture, Design and Fashion of the British Council, where she organized international traveling exhibitions and joint projects in contemporary design and architecture, and also commissioned the British Pavilion at the Venetian Architecture Biennale. Currently Catherine serves on the International Judge Panel of the Swiss Design Prize organized by the Swiss Federal Office of Culture, and she is a Council member of Stanley Picker Gallery Dorich House Museum in Kingston University. Her work regularly appears in a number of printed and online publications, and she has also lectured extensively across the UK and at the international level.