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Lecture: Stills 40th Anniversary Lecture: Simon Baker / 19 October

Simon Baker is Tate’s first Curator of Photography. Since his appointment in 2009 he has worked on acquisitions, displays of the permanent collection and exhibitions at both Tate Modern and Tate Britain, and in advisory roles for Tate St Ives and Tate Liverpool. Major exhibitions on which he has worked include William Klein + Daido Moriyama (2012); Conflict, Time, Photography (2014); and Performing for the Camera (2016).

Simon has been invited by Stills to present a talk in Edinburgh as part of their programme of 40th anniversary events. With reference to recent projects, he will discuss strategies for exhibiting and collecting photography at Tate and the processes of identifying and selecting work for acquisition or display.

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