NICO WHEADON is an independent art producer, consultant, photographer and writer. Her London-based practice—which employs both critical and experimental methodologies—surveys the sociocultural roles of creative production in relation to human geography. In her original works, which often fuse documentary photography with experimental writing, Nico presents her ongoing research within the fields of urban, museum and cultural studies.
Her 2012 projects include: Participant, The Unilever Series: Tino Sehgal's "These Associations", Tate Modern Turbine Hall, London, UK; Contributing Writer, Artvoices Magazine, International; Exhibitions Curator + Project Producer, Platform, London, UK; Creative Business Consultant, Atelier-Eugéne and The Design Bureau, International.
Nico has served as the Curatorial Director at Rush Arts Gallery and Curatorial Assistant at The Studio Museum in Harlem. Additionally, she has guest-curated, exhibited, lectured and written for a diverse roster of international arts institutions and clients including:
Aljira: A Center For Contemporary Art; Artvoices Magazine, International; The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York; The Fashion Center BID, New York; Howard University, Washington D.C.; Hudson Guild, New York; The Ivy Film Festival, Providence; Little Wing Performance Space, Santa Fe;NuktaArt: Contemporary Art Magazine of Pakistan, Pakistan; P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York; Performance Space, London; Pratt Institute, Brooklyn; Real Art Ways, Hartford; Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York; The Roger Smith Hotel, New York; Rome International Film Festival, Rome; SCOPE International Art Fair, Miami/New York; Studio Magazine, New York;Talman + Monroe Gallery, Brooklyn; and Verge Art Fair, Miami/New York.
Nico was awarded merit for her M.A. in Creative + Cultural Entrepreneurship at Goldsmith's College, University of London. She is also an honours graduate of Brown University in both Art Semiotics/Literary Arts and the Film and Television School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.