Paul Goodwin is an independent curator, urban theorist and researcher based in London. His curatorial, research and writing projects extend across the interdisciplinary fields of contemporary art and urbanism with a particular focus on African diaspora artists and visual cultures. As a curator at Tate Britain from 2008 to 2012, he directed Tate Britain’s pioneering Cross Cultural Programme, a multi-disciplinary platform dedicated to exploring the impact of globalisation and migration on contemporary art in the UK. Goodwin has also curated and co-curated a number of internationally significant exhibitions. Recent exhibitions include: "Transfigurations: Curatorial and Artistic Research in a Age of Migrations", MACBA Barcelona, 2014, "Ghosts", Hangar, Lisbon 2016, "Chloe Dewe Mathews: In Search of Frankenstein", 2016 (and British Library, London 2018), Verbier 3D Foundation Sculpture Park, Switzerland, "Untitled: Art on the Conditions of Our Time", New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK, 2017. Recent publications include 'Confessions of a Recalcitrant Curator’ In: The Persistence of Taste: Art, Museums and Everyday Life After Bourdieu, 2018 (London: Rutledge); Transfigurations: Curatorial and Artistic Research in an Age of Migrations, 2014 (Co-edited book) (London: Royal College of Art); He is currently Professor of Contemporary Art and Urbanism and Director of TrAIN (Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation) at University of the Arts London.