Introduction

Rianna Jade Parker is a critic, curator and researcher based in South London where she studied her MA in Contemporary Art Theory at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Previously a Tate Collectives Producer, she is a Contributing Editor of frieze and a founding member of interdisciplinary art collective Thick/er Black Lines.


Rianna has curated numerous artist projects and creative commissions for Tate Modern, Transmission Gallery, Tropenham Museum, Showroom MAMA, Prada Mode London and the 10th Berlin Biennale. She has presented work at South London Gallery, Tate Britain, Southbank Centre, Iniva, Autograph ABP, Senate House, Jupiter Woods, Somerset House and the Royal College of Art.

Her writing has appeared in print and online in ARTnews, Frieze Magazine, Artforum, Artnet, ARTS.BLACK, Frieze Masters and BOMB Magazine.

Press, mentions and citations appear in The Financial Times, The Creator's Project, VICE, AQNB, Dazed and Confused, The White Pube and The Guardian.

A real nigga in a cold world, no blanket.