Morgan Quaintance

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Morgan Quaintance is a broadcaster, writer, curator and musician.

He is a regular face on BBC2s Culture Show, and recently presented a BBC2 arts special on the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition. His Culture Show films have included a special programme on Tony award-winning African-American dancer Savion Glover, and in ‘Who Are You Calling An African Artist’ he examined the lives and careers of artists Ibrahim El-Salahi and Meschac Gaba as they prepared to exhibit at London’s Tate Modern.

Morgan is also the producer and presenter of the radio programme Studio Visit, a weekly one-on-one hour long interview show broadcast on Resonance FM, where his guests include contemporary artists, musicians, writers and graphic novelists.

He is a regular contributor to Art Agenda, Art Monthly, Art Review and Frieze Magazines as well as, this is tomorrow and a number of curatorial sites and music blogs.

Morgan is also a musician; he’s played with Mariah Carey, Rihanna, Robin Thicke, the Noisettes, Friendly Fires, Does It Offend You Yeah and currently plays in the bands New Young Pony Club and PLUGS.

With a background in the performing arts, and as the son of two dancers, he attended the Royal Ballet School as a child, followed by the BRIT performing arts and technology school, the London College of Communication where he studied Sound Art and Design, and completed postgraduate studies in 2011 graduating from the Royal College of Art’s MA in Curating Contemporary Art.


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