Supported by Chapter Thirteen.
Lesley Young is an independent curator based in Glasgow. She is a founding member of Chapter Thirteen, a co-operative and project space conceived to explore the social, critical and material potentials of the curatorial. Chapter Thirteen is based at The Pearce Institute, Govan, Glasgow. Between 2014 and 2017 she lead MLitt Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art) for the University of Glasgow a course run jointly with The Glasgow School of Art, integrating teaching with Annette Krauss, Roger Hiorns, Christine Borland and Can Altay. Previously she established and ran the curatorial agency The Salford Restoration Office with James N Hutchinson to explore and critique the visual arts infrastructure of Manchester (2006-2010); within the project she curated exhibitions by Artur Żmijewski, Jeremy Deller and Dan Shipsides, as well as developing the reading group Reading Capital and a public art project with Katya Sander.