Margot Norton

Above: Margot Norton. Photo: Elliott Jerome Brown Jr

Margot Norton is Chief Curator at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA), which she joined in 2023. At BAMPFA she curated the exhibition Gabriel Chaile: No hay nada que destruya el corazón como la pobreza (2023) and is curating future exhibitions including To Exalt the Ephemeral: The (Im)permanent Collection and Making Their Mark: Works from the Shah Garg Collection, co-curated with Cecilia Alemani, both opening later this year. Norton was previously Allen and Lola Goldring Senior Curator at the New Museum, New York, where she recently curated exhibitions with Carmen Argote, Diedrick Brackens, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Wangechi Mutu, Pepón Osorio, Mika Rottenberg, Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca, and the 2021 New Museum Triennial: Soft Water Hard Stone. In 2017, she curated the Eighth Sequences Real Time Art Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland, and the Georgian Pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale with artist Anna K.E.

Curator Talk: Margot Norton

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