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Lynton Talbot

MA Curating and Collections Senior Lecturer
Chelsea College of Arts
Person Type
Alumni Staff
Lynton  Talbot


Lynton Talbot is an independent curator based in London, working collaboratively with artists to produce text, exhibitions and live events.

Together with Hana Noorali, he started non-profit galleries in both London and Berlin and has curated exhibitions in commercial galleries, public institutions and project spaces across London and internationally.

Recent exhibitions include Am Nuden Da: RETROSPECTIVE at Chelsea Space, London in April 2017 and ‘The boys the girls and the political’, an exhibition of 10 international, emerging artists at Lisson Gallery, London in July 2015.

Currently, Talbot is a collaborative participant in an itinerant project with artist Cally Spooner called OFFSHORE.

OFFSHORE has taken place at NTU CCA Singapore, Stanley Picker Gallery (Kingston) in collaboration with CREMP (Centre for Research in European Modern Philosophy), Playground Festival at STUK Kunstencentrum and M-Museum (Leuven, Belgium), Bilbao BAD Festival, La Fundición (Spain), the Centre for National Dance (Paris), The Swiss Institute (New York), Serpentine Gallery and Whitechapel Gallery (both London).

A regular contributor to Art Monthly and Art Review and other arts-based publications and frequently contributes to exhibition texts, catalogues and artists monographs. Talbot also writes specifically with and for artists as a form of curatorial practice.

As well as his Senior Lecturer role at Chelsea College of Arts, Talbot is a Visiting Tutor at Goldsmiths University and a Lecturer at Kings College London.

He has been working with Tate Modern since 2017, in collaboration with KCL, writing and delivering an annual course called Museum Curating Now.

Talbot is part of a Theory Steering Committee at the Royal Academy of Arts, is a member of the UAL Collections Committee and a Trustee of The Chelsea Arts Club Trust. He is also the founding director of Parrhesiades, a multi-platform project space in London.


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