Gemma CurtinCo-Curator, Waste Age - What can design do?

Gemma Curtin, is co-curator of Waste Age - What can design do?  Opening at the Design Museum on 23 October 2021.  An exhibition that exposes our 'take, make and waste' economy, which has created an environmental crisis. The exhibition explores what design can do to rethink the way we produce and consume goods, how waste can be transformed into a valuable resource and presents new materials and systems to reduce waste and the impact on our planet.

Gemma Curtin is Curator at the Design Museum where she is responsible for many exhibitions covering contemporary architecture, product design and fashion.  She has curated or co-curated projects including Ferrari - Under the Skin (2017); Designers in Residence - Identity (2013); Kenneth Grange - Making Britain Modern (2011); John Pawson - Plain Space (2010); David Chipperfield – Form Matters (2009); Industrial Facility (2008) and Manolo Blahnik (2003).  She was also curator of Beazley Designs of the Year (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016). Previously Gemma worked at the National Museum of Wales and the City of Edinburgh Museums.

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