Gill Hedley

Writer and Curator

Archive 2010

Gill Hedley speaking at Site Gallery, Sheffield, in 2006

© Gill Hedley
Last updated 19 Jul 2023

Gill Hedley is a writer, an independent curator and a consultant on contemporary visual arts. This is an archive of projects, exhibitions, events and news she has been involved with. These stories are re-used elsewhere on the site as notes. Divided by year - please use the menu below:

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Major exhibition of three contemporary artists, with a supporting programme of artists' talks.

→ the Foundling Museum's history note on the exhibition (www)
Google search for the exhibition (www)
→ essay on Mat Collishaw, Tracey Emin & Paula Rego

This exhibition brought together works by contemporary artists Mat Collishaw, Tracey Emin and Paula Rego which resonate with the history of the Foundling Hospital. Displayed throughout the Museum, outside the building as well inside, the works explored the pain and anguish associated with aspects of childhood, motherhood, abortion and loss.

Mat Collishaw work

Mat Collishaw Children of a Lesser God

One of the most successful acts of commission I have witnessed from a historic institution. Waldemar Januszczak, Sunday Times.

poster for the exhibition at the Laing

A specially commissioned, major exhibition which started at the V&A Museum of Childhood at Bethnall Green and then moved to the Laing in Newcastle upon Tyne in 2011.

→ Google search for the Institute of Play exhibition (www).
Colin Booth's site (www)
summary of Colin's work on this site

A series of talks on the use of film and video by women artists.

Programme and list of videos (PDF)
Free Word's site (www)


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