Alistair Hudson appointed Chairman of the ZKM | Karlsruhe

11.04.2023 - 14.01.2024

Portrait of Alistair Hudson

On 1 April 2023, Alistair Hudson will assume the position of scientific-artistic Chairman of the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe. The 54-year-old Briton will succeed Prof. Peter Weibel, who has headed the ZKM since 1999. Besides being in charge of scientific and artistic management, the Chairman is responsible for the conceptual development and strategic course of the Foundation.

About Alistair Hudson

Alistair Hudson is a curator and museum director with broad-ranging international experience. He combines contemporary curatorial expertise with a profound knowledge of media arts. From 2018 to 2022, he served as director of two museums in Manchester: the Manchester Art Gallery and »the Whitworth«. The latter is the museum of the University of Manchester, with collections in art and cultural history encompassing all genres.