Corinna Gardner

Acting Keeper Design, Architecture and Digital, Victoria and Albert Museum

Biography

Corinna Gardner is Acting Keeper of the Design, Architecture and Digital Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Corinna leads the collecting and exhibition programme for contemporary design and holds responsibility for the museum’s Rapid Response Collecting activities. In addition, Corinna is also part of the team developing the curatorial strategy for V&A East, a new museum and collections centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London.

In 2015, Corinna co-curated All of This Belongs to You, an exhibition about the design of public life and the role institutions play in shaping informed debate. Prior to joining the V&A in January 2013, Corinna worked at the Barbican Art Gallery, on exhibitions including OMA: Progress, Bauhaus: Art as Life, Random International’s Rain Room and Cory Arcangel’s Beat the Champ.

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