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Contemporary Art Gallery

555 Nelson Street
Vancouver, Canada
Admission always free

Today's hours
12 pm - 6 pm
12 Apr 17·5:30 PM


Sally Tallant

A portrait photograph of Sally Tallant smiling. Tallant is wearing a green shirt and a silver necklace.

The Contemporary Art Gallery is pleased to partner with the Vancouver Art Gallery to present a talk by Sally Tallant, Director of Liverpool Biennial, who is visiting Vancouver on the occasion of the exhibition Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures, December 3, 2016 to April 17, 2017. Please join us Wednesday, April 12 at 5:30pm for Tallant’s presentation on her current work, followed by questions and a small reception.

Sally Tallant is the Director of Liverpool Biennial, UK. Developing an interdisciplinary approach, Tallant has delivered large-scale exhibitions and commissioned ambitious music and performance programmes, including a new work by Michael Nyman in 2014. Previously Tallant was Head of Programmes at the Serpentine Gallery, London where she developed and delivered an integrated programme of Exhibitions, Architecture, Education and Public Programmes. She has curated exhibitions in a wide range of contexts including the Hayward Gallery, Serpentine Gallery, Hospitals, Schools as well as public commissions. Additionally, her curated performances, sound events, film programmes and conferences include initiating the Park Nights series in the Serpentine Gallery Pavilions and co-curating the Serpentine Gallery Marathon series with Hans Ulrich Obrist.

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.