Born 1972, London, United Kingdom. Lives and works in London, United Kingdom.
Simon Baker is Senior Curator of International Art (Photography) Tate. He is Tate’s first curator of photography and joined in 2009 from the University of Nottingham, where he was Associate-Professor of Art History. Since joining Tate he has curated or co-curated the following exhibitions: Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera (2010); Taryn Simon: A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters (2011); William Klein + Daido Moriyama (2012); Another London (2012); Conflict, Time, Photography (2014); Nick Waplington, Alexander McQueen: Working Process, (2015) and Performing for the Camera (2016). Exhibitions outside Tate have included Don McCullin: Looking Beyond the Edge (Arles, 2016) and he recently published the first monograph on the painter George Condo (Thames & Hudson, 2016).