Emma Enderby
Curator and writer

Curator and writer


Advisory roles
Advisory Board, The Cavendish Arts Science, Cavendish Laboratory (Dept of Physics), University of Cambridge.
Curatorial Committee, SODA Gallery (School of Digital Arts), Manchester Metropolitan University.

Talks, panels, visiting critic (selected)

Talk: Speculative Futures for Eco-Scenarios, for Eco-Scenarios Workshop - Performing Scale Critique, The New Insitute, Hamburg (2022)
An Outlook on Tomás Saraceno: Particular Matter(s) with Emma Enderby, Hans Ulrich Obrist, and Tomás Saraceno, The Shed (2022)
LAS Talks: Retracing Berlin's Wetlands: Jakob Kudsk Steensen, Kim Mortega, Emma Enderby at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (2021)
Unfinished Camp panel, with artists Thero Makepe, Gabriella Torres-Ferrer, Kiyan Williams, and Emma Enderby, Bettina Korek, Melanie Kress, and Adeze Wilford (2021)
Creative Capital Retreat and Artist Consultant (2021)
Grad Studio lecture, RISD Sculpture (2021)
Guest lecture series, Pratt Institute (2021)
Curatorial practice talk, MA class, Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art (2021)
Munich Creative Business Week, Rural Design Days. Agnes Denes: Land (2021)
Virtual Salon: Ian Cheng, Emma Enderby and Hans Ulrich Obrist on Storytelling and Simulation, The Shed online (2020)
Modern Films, Camden Art Centre, Serpentine Galleries and Frieze London, Panel Discussion: Beyond the Visible – Hilma Af Klint (2020)
Guest Critic, CCS Bard College (2020)
SCAD deFINE ART 2020, The nuances of commissioning (2020)
POWarts (2020)
Art Düsseldorf, What is digitization for the institutions of the art world? (2019)
Williams College, Curatorial Workshop (2019)
Frieze, Artist talk with Hugh Hayden and Hans Ulrich Obrist (2019)
School of Visual Art Guest Speaker (2019 and 2017)
The Museum of the City of New York State of the (Public) Art (2018)
The New School, Tauba Auerbach: Flow Separation (2018)
Columbia University MFA program guest speaker (2018)
International Studio & Curatorial Program guest critic (May 2017 and 2016)
Parsons: Fashion, Art and Design School, guest critic (2016)
The New School, Commercial Break,with artists Meriem Bennani, Mary Reid Kelley, Patrick Kelley, and Hannah Whitaker (2017)
Residency Unlimited, in conversation with Marisa J. Futernick (2016)
SculptureCenter’s Public Process Program (2016)
Architecture as Art: The Temporary Pavilion as an Art Object, Architecture Week, the Warsaw Division of Polish Architects Association, Warsaw (2015)
Serpentine Galleries, panel discussion Post World’s End Architecture, (2015)
Nicer Tuesdays, Public Art: The Serpentine Pavilion (2015)
A Symposium on Leon Golub, Royal College of Arts (2015)
Central Saint Martins - University of the Arts London, lecturer (2014)
Royal Academy of Arts, Spotlight talk: Manet: Portraying Life (2013)
Royal Academy of Arts, Spotlight talk: Rebirth Mariko Mori (2013)
Royal Academy of Arts, Spotlight talk: From Paris: A Taste for Impressionism (2012)
National Portrait Gallery, Bad Girls of the Collection (2010-15)
National Portrait Gallery, Humphrey Ocean and the Contemporary Portrait (2013)
National Portrait Gallery, Contemporary Portraiture (2010-15)
Recreative, led by South London Gallery with Tate, Whitechapel Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts and Southbank Centre (2012)
Museum of Modern Art, New York, Materials and Meaning in Minimalism and Post-Minimalism (2008-09)

Juror / nominator / picks (selected)

Reviewer: Open Call 2023, The Shed (2022)
Juror: ars viva - Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft (2022)
Guest curator for ArtConnects (2022)
Review Committee: RISD Graduate Commons Grants (2021)
Curatorial Advisor: ‘Socrates Annual’ - Socrates Sculpture Park (2021)
Nominator: Anonymous Was A Woman grant (2021, 2020, 2019)
Nominator: Art on the Grid, Public Art Fund (2020)
Juror: The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage grants program (2020)
Juror: The Shed Open Call (2020, 2018)
Pick: 9 Curators on What to see in the New Year, Cultured Magazine (2018)
Pick: The Best Public Art of 2018, Artsy (2018)
Juror: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Jury (2018)
Pick: Dealers to Watch, Artsy (2016)

Interviews (selected)

The New Institute: Emma Enderby on Arts and Speculative Scenarios (2022)
Art Insider New York(2021)
Artnet: The Artworld at Home (2021)
c-qp interview (2019)
Wall Street Journal, Inside The Shed (2019)
Midday on WNYC (on Tauba Auerbach/dazzle ships) (2018)
The 9 Curators You Need to Know in 2018
Creative Independent interview, Tamara McCaw & Emma Enderby (2018)
Even Magazine podcast, Hidden Noise: Episode no. 12 (2017)
Designboom interview on selgascano (2015)

Videos (selected)

Light Art Space: Jakob Kudsk Steensen
Frieze: The Looking Glass
The Shed: Agnes Denes walkthrough
The Shed: Agnes Denes, “Who is” video
The Shed: Agnes Denes, Tree Mountain
The Shed: Tony Cokes
The Shed: Oscar Murillo
New School: Dazzle Ships and Tauba Auberbach
PAF: Tauba Auerbach
PAF: Katja Novitskova
PAF: Spencer Finch
New School: Commerical Break
Serpentine Galleries: Hilma af Klint
TNT: Hilma af Klint
Museo Tamayo: Leon Golub