Artistic Director & Chief Executive
Hannah Barry (she/her)
Hannah Barry studied History of Art at the University of Cambridge and started her work in Peckham in 2006. She founded Bold Tendencies as a not for profit project in 2007. She is on the Board of Artangel and on the Serpentine Contemporary Council. She sat on the Mayor of London’s Night Time Commission (2017-18) and was Founding Co-Chair of the Chinati Contemporary Council in Marfa, Texas (2013). She was awarded an MBE in 2022 for Services to Contemporary Arts in London.
Diana Cordoba Barrios (she/her)
Diana studied at the Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico. From 2006 she worked at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice where she became an Intern Coordinator, running the prestigious Guggenheim Internship Programme. She was selected by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation to run the USA Pavilion for the 53rd and 54th Art Venice Biennale. She designed and delivered educational programmes with USA Pavilion partner museums including Indianapolis Museum of Art, Ponce Museum, Puerto Rico, Bronx Museum of Art, New York.
Site and Production Manager
Tom Kelly (he/him)
A graduate of Royal Academy of Music specialising in performance (cello), Tom has always had a passion for live events whether on stage or off. Tom began freelancing in 2010 as a Stage and Production Manager for a variety of concert halls and production companies in London, including Kings Place, Roundhouse and Spitalfields Music. This led to taking on the role of Orchestral Manager for The Multi-Story Orchestra in 2015 before joining the Bold Tendencies team as Site and Production Manager in 2016. In 2020 Tom brought the responsibility of Safeguarding Officer into his role.
Curator & Producer – Visual Arts
Charlie Mills (he/him)
Charlie Mills is a curator and writer based in South East London. Since 2017 he has worked on the Visual Arts Programme at Bold Tendencies in parallel with his role as Artist Liaison at Hannah Barry Gallery. Charlie curates and produces independent exhibitions across London and writes for a number of international galleries and artists, as well as conducting regular artists interviews. Charlie is a founding member of Collective Ending HQ, a collectively run gallery and studio complex in Deptford, South East London. He graduated with a Bachelors in History of Art and a Masters in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths College.
Visitor Services & Live Events Front of House
Toby Taylor (he/him)
Toby Taylor studied for a Bachelors in History at Lancaster University, before going on to complete an MA in Historical Research which questioned the role of the public monument in collective memory. Toby has a background in Programming and Live Events, with a passion for visual arts and dance. He has worked with UAL (University of the Arts London) and Blenheim Palace, as well as Selfridges Super Culture in collaboration with Sharon Eyal and L-E-V. He joined Bold Tendencies as an Art Trainee in 2020 and has led on Visitor Engagement & Live Events since 2022.
Katrina Nzegwu (she/her)
Katrina Nzegwu is a London-based artist, writer and freelance curator. Currently studying MA Print at the Royal College of Art, Katrina is a regular workshop facilitator at Bermondsey Project Space and Community Manager for the project OneWork in collaboration with Lindon Gallery, Artists in Residence and the social commission. She hosts a monthly radio show on RTM, MP3 4 Bois, which engages artists, practitioners and activists in conversations regarding contemporary politics, feminism, philosophy and psychology. Katrina has worked for Bold Tendencies since 2019, first on the Education, Community and Play team, and in her current role as Artist Research since 2022. Katrina graduated from Goldsmiths College with a Bachelors in Fine Art and History of Art.
Creative Learning Producer
Misty Ingham (she/her)
Misty Ingham is a South-East Londoner born in Nottingham of Irish/Bermudian and Polish heritage. Misty graduated from Goldsmiths College in 2017 with a degree in Education, Culture & Society , continuing on to study a masters in arts education at Artez University in the Netherlands. Since 2015, she has worked over 9 years as a freelance producer, researcher and facilitator in the design, delivery and discourse of arts pedagogy and socially engaged practice. Her portfolio includes collabortion with 154 Art Fair x Queens Collective, Marrakech, University Arts London, Theatre Peckham, Livesy Exchange and Coin Street Community Builders. Misty works part time as the Creative Learning Producer for Bold Tendencies and Project and Partnerships Curator at Drawing Room Gallery.
Riccardo Pillon (they/he)
Riccardo Pillon is a curator and art historian working with art, fashion and identity. They are Associate Director and Exhibitions Coordinator at Hannah Barry Gallery, London. They assist with Special Events at Bold Tendencies, London, working closely with the dance company L-E-V. They have collaborated with The Venice International Art Exhibition (La Biennale di Venezia), The Venice International Film Festival, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and MoMA. They hold an MA in Fashion Curation from The UAL London College of Fashion and a BA in Contemporary Art History from Ca’ Foscari University in Venice.