Barbara London

Leading Curator and Expert of Video & Media Art

Barbara London is a New York-based curator and writer who founded the video-media exhibition and collection programs at The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), where she worked for 40 years. She organized one-person shows with a number of media mavericks and a variety of thematic exhibitions. She was the first to integrate the Internet as part of curatorial practice. London’s writing has appeared in numerous catalogs and publications, including ArtforumYishu, Leonardo, Art Asia Pacific, Art in America, Modern Painter, and The Guardian. She has taught in the Sound Art Department at Columbia University and in the Graduate Art Department at Yale. She has received a number of international honors. Her recent projects include the book Video/Art: The First Fifty Years, the podcast series “Barbara London Calling,” and the exhibition “Seeing Sound” (Independent Curators International, 2020-26). 


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