In June 2016, Tamsin Dillon and Rebecca Heald were appointed as the new curators at King’s Cross. They are heading up The King’s Cross Project, an ambitious plan for art commissions across the 67 acre neighbourhood.
Tamsin Dillon’s previous appointments include Art on the Underground where she was Director until 2014. Since then she has worked as Head of Exhibitions at Tate Liverpool and current roles include Curator for 14-18 Now, the national culture programme to mark 100 years since the First World War. She is a member of the Jury for The Turner Prize 2016.
Rebecca Heald has worked in exhibition and education departments at Tate Britain, the Hayward Gallery, Sadie Coles HQ and Art on the Underground. Between 2009 and 2013 she was Director of Bloomberg New Contemporaries, the UK’s foremost organisation working with new and emerging artists. Recent curatorial projects include: Thinking Tantra in Mumbai, touring to London’s Drawing Room; and Points of Departure at the ICA. She is Tutor in Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art.
New commissions to date are No.700 Reflectors by Rana Begum, Aleppo at King’s Cross by Tess Jaray, Does the Iterative Fit by Tatham O’Sullivan, Almost Everybody by Tobias Rehberger, Zanzibar by Céline Condorelli, and Rhapsody in Four Colours by Rasheed Araeen.