Bursary Awards: BAN Research Groups and Emerging Curators Group for 2022

We are delighted to announce our new bursary holders for 2022: ten Research Groups – six renewed and four completely new – covering a stunning array of topics and approaches in British art curating, and fifteen members of the next Emerging Curators Group drawing together a remarkable range of developing expertise and experience. We will be issuing further information about these groups and their planned activities on the website in the New Year.

Research Groups for 2022

Groups continuing from 2021:

Black British Art


Northern Irish Art

Queer British Art

Race, Empire and the Pre-Raphaelites

Working Class British Art

And, new for 2022:

Art and the Women’s Movement in the UK 1970 – 1988, led by Linsey Young, Poppy Bowers and Zuzana Flaskova

The Art of Captioning, led by Hannah Wallis and Sarah Hayden

British Digital Art, led by E-J Scott, Lee Weinberg and Helen Pritchard

Disability in British Art, led by Ashokkumar Mistry and Trish Wheatley

Emerging Curators Group for 2022

Aden Solway, independent

Alaya Ang, CCA Glasgow

Basil Olton, independent

Bob Gelsthorpe, independent

Chris Duddy, Phispace LoFi Gallery

Eliza Spindel, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

Eloise Bennet, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Gabe Beckhurst Feijoo, independent

Jacqui McIntosh, Drawing Room

Jake Subryan Richards, University of Cambridge

June Yuen Ting, independent

Laura McSorley, independent

Moritz Cheung, independent

Roxana Gibescu, independent

Yas Lime, Birmingham Women and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust