Zoe Whitley works as part of the team of curators and assistant curators responsible for the development of and research into Tate’s collection of artworks post-1980. She oversees the development of the artists’ film program at Tate Britain. Since 2014, her role also has included work at Tate Modern, where she co-wrote Tate’s revised Africa acquisitions strategy and researches contemporary artists and art practices from the African continent and the African diaspora.
Whitley received a B.A. in Art History from Swarthmore College and earned an M.A. in the History of Design at the Royal College of Art in London.