Biography

Peter Lewis published /seconds., the journal of contemporary art online, and he is currently the Director of Studies, MA Art and Design at Leeds Beckett University. He previously held the post of the Assistant Director in MA Curating at Goldsmiths College, University of London from 2000-2003. He was a Senior Lecturer, in the Faculty of electronics and audio-visual art, at Kent Institute of Art and Design from 1997-2000.

His earlier curatorial work includes; Host in 1998 at Tramway, Glasgow, an investigation of collaborative practices from 1991-1999, which was curated under the name of Flag Organisation. The Big Blue, a political poster project was hosted at Tate Modern, part of Century City in 2000 as a collective and migratory work. He has collaborated on making video and photography, representing video Artists in group shows. Most recently with Makiko Nagaya, which includes Planet B – Die Ästhetik des B-Movies in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kunstverein Bregenz where he was an independent Curator until 2007.

In 2003, he was a Curator with the Director of Sharjah Art Foundation Hoor Al-Qasimi for the Sharjah Biennial in United Arab Emirates; Curator for U.A.E Pavilion at Sao Paulo Bienal in 2004, and adjunct Curator for the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2004. He directed the Artistic programme through Redux projects in collaboration with Makiko Nagaya.