Will Ballantyne-Reid

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCurator - Writer - Art Director - Creative Director

Skills

  • Fashion
  • Digital Media
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Writing
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Exhibition
  • Exhibition Design
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Media
  • Office
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Features Editor

Fault Magazine

Mar 2014

2015

Speakers Coordinator & Curator

Tedx Courtauldinstitute

Nov 2014 - Mar 2015
  • Speakers Coordinator for a TEDx conference that took place in Somerset House. TEDx Courtauld Institute 2015 | 'The Next Frontier'

2015

Chief Curator

Ewa Wilczynski

Jan 2015 - Feb 2015
  • Chief Curator for Ewa Wilczynski's solo debut show 'THROES', in the Senate Rooms at the Royal Academy of Arts. http://fault-magazine.com/2015/03/ewa-wilczynskis-throes/

2014

Summer Intern

The Sovereign Art Foundation

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Liaised with press, artists and curators whilst working in Hong Kong on the launch of the 2013 Sovereign Asian Art Prize. Contributed to the development and direction of the 10th anniversary marketing campaign, whilst gaining experience of event coordination in a foreign setting.

2014

Work Placement

Christie’s

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Post-War & Contemporary, South Kensington || First Open/LDN (September 2014)

2014

Curator

East Wing Biennial The Courtauld Institute of Art

Jan 2013 - Mar 2014
  • The 11th edition of the student-curated East Wing Biennial at The Courtauld Institute of Art, involving 30+ internationally renowned artists including Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Marc Quinn, Liu Bolin, Bridget Riley, JR (Inside Out Project), Dieter Jung and Julie Mehretu. http://eastwingbiennial.org/post/61812116384/interact-deconstructing-spectatorship-2014-2015

2010

Curatorial Intern

Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History

Jun 2010 - Jun 2010
  • Travelled to Washington DC to work in the Anthropology department under Dr. Mary Jo Arnoldi, Curator of African Ethnology and Chair of African Studies.

2009

Writer & Fashion Editor

Shiny Media

May 2008 - Jun 2009
  • Fashion and arts coverage for digital publishing house with over 4million unique visitors monthly. Proficiency in related technology (online publishing platforms, Photoshop, Microsoft Office etc.)

Education

2015

History of Art

The Courtauld Institute of Art

Aug 2012 - Mar 2015