Gelare Khoshgozaran, To Keep the Mountain at Bay, 2023. Filmed in Super 8 digitised to HD. 9 minutes, 30 seconds. Installation view at Delfina Foundation, London. Curated by Eliel Jones. Photo Thierry Bal.

Date:  Saturday, 15 July 2023
Time:  15:00 – 16:15
Venue:  Delfina Foundation
Tickets:  Booking via Eventbrite essential
Access information: Access information: Please refer to this page.

Join Eliel Jones, curator of our current exhibition, To Be the Author of One’s Own Travels by Gelare Khoshgozaran, for a tour of the show.

The tour will give a broader context to Gelare Khoshgozaran’s practice and the works in the exhibition, as well as giving visitors the chance to ask questions.

Refreshments provided. Booking essential.

Curator Biography

Eliel Jones is an independent curator, writer and organiser based in London. He was recently the Curator of the Brent Biennial 2022, titled In the House of my Love, and Interim Head of Programmes for Metroland Cultures. Jones’ research interests and methodologies stem from intersectional approaches to queer and feminist discourse and are guided by his involvement in direct community action and solidarity. Other curatorial projects include: Queer Correspondence, Cell Project Space, London; do you host?, Ujazdowski Castle CCA, Warsaw; Acts of Translation, Mohammed and Mahera Abu Ghazaleh Foundation, Amman; and Experiments on Public Space, Dallas Museum of Art, Texas. He has previously held curatorial positions at organisations including Cell Project Space and Chisenhale Gallery (both in London), where he has worked towards realising commissions of new work by emerging artists, including Alex Baczynski-Jenkins, Maeve Brennan, Luke Willis Thompson, Hannah Black, Lydia Ourahmane, Paul Maheke, Krzysztof Baginski, Carlos Maria Romero (AKA Atabey Mamasita) and Joseph Funnell, amongst others. Jones has written over a hundred pieces of criticism on contemporary art and performance for various international platforms and publications, including Artforum, Frieze, The Guardian, Flash Art, Mousse, and X-TRA. He is an Associate Lecturer in the MA Curating and Collections at Chelsea College of Art, London; a Trustee of PEER UK; and a Selection Committee Member for the LUX Moving Image Collection (2023-2024). In autumn 2023, Jones will take up the position of Curator Performance and Time-Based Media at Kanal-Centre Pompidou, a new interdisciplinary museum in Brussels due open in 2025.