MA Curating & Collections Staff

Dr David Dibosa - Course Director

Dr. David Dibosa is co-author of Post-Critical Museology: Theory and Practice in the Art Museum (Routledge, 2013). He trained as a curator, after receiving his first degree from Girton College, Cambridge. 

He was awarded his PhD in Art History from Goldsmiths, University of London, for a thesis titled, Reclaiming Remembrance: Art, Shame and Commemoration. 

During the 1990s, he curated public art projects, including In Sight In View, a billboard project in Birmingham, England, as well as a sculpture park in the West Midlands. 

From 2004-2008, he was Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Theory at Wimbledon College of Arts.

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Staff

Donald Smith - Director of Exhibitions, Chelsea Space

Chelsea Space is a public exhibition space where invited art and design professionals are encouraged to work on experimental curatorial projects. Smith has programmed over 50 exhibitions in Chelsea Space's nine year history. He is also a practicing artist.

Chelsea Space

Lynton Talbot - Lecturer

Lynton Talbot is an independent curator based in London, working collaboratively with Hana Noorali. 

Together they have started project spaces in both London and Berlin and curated over 30 exhibitions in commercial galleries, public institutions and project spaces across London and internationally.

Most recently, ‘DM/1978 Talks to DM/2010’ was staged at Chelsea Space, London in April 2016 and ‘The boys the girls and the political’, an exhibition of 10 international, emerging artists at Lisson Gallery, London in July 2015. 

Talbot studied Fine Art at undergraduate level at Chelsea College of Arts and later Architecture and the Built Environment at The University of Westminster. He is a current PhD student and researcher at Chelsea, working towards a thesis that examines the possibility of the curator as an autonomous cultural producer. 

He is a regular contributor to Art Monthly and Art Review and has published essays in exhibition catalogues and artist monographs. Talbot has developed and taught seminars at The School of the Damned, London, The Architectural Association, London and for the Graduate Diploma in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts. He has also delivered short courses for UAL on The Art Market, Art Handling and Curating Contemporary Art in London and in the Middle East.