Dr Dan Kidner


I am a curator and writer based in London. I was director, Picture This, Bristol (2011 - 2013) and director, City Projects, London (2004 - 2011). My most recent book, the DVD edition Nightcleaners and'36 to '77, was co-edited with Alex Sainsbury and is published by Raven Row, Koenig Books and LUX (2018). I was co-editor of Working Together: British Film Collectives in the 1970s (2013) and A Detour Around Infermental (2011). I regularly write for art magazines and journals, and my most recent exhibitions include The Inoperative Community, Raven Row (3 December 2015 - 14 February 2016) and Rozdzielona Wspólnota (The Inoperative Community II), Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź, Poland (20 May - 28 August 2016).

Academic responsibilities

Senior Lecturer, Fine Art


  • PhD in Fine Art, University of Reading
  • MA Aesthetics and Art Theory, Middlesex University
  • BA Fine Art (Painting), University of Wolverhampton

Teaching and learning

Undergraduate courses taught

Postgraduate courses taught


Research student supervision