BiographyAnna Colin is a curator, educator and researcher. She co-founded and co-directs Open School East in Margate (UK), a local learning and cultural centre that is experimental and collaborative. Anna Colin also works as associate curator at Lafayette Anticipations – Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette in Paris, and is a PhD candidate in the School of Geography at the University of Nottingham, where she is conducting research into so-called alternative learning and cultural spaces in the UK and the US, from the late 19th century to the present. Anna was co-curator, with Lydia Yee, of the touring exhibition British Art Show 8 (Leeds, Edinburgh, Norwich and Southampton) in 2015-16. Previously, she was associate director of Bétonsalon – Centre for art and research, Paris (2011-12), associate curator at La Maison populaire, Montreuil (2012) and curator of Gasworks, London (2007-10).