Natasha Hoare (b. 1984, UK) is a curator and critic. She has been Curator at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam since 2014. She holds an MA in Curating from Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, and a BA in English Literature from Edinburgh University. She has co-curated exhibitions including Art In the Age Of…Energy and Raw Material, 2014; NO HUMANS INVOLVED by HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?, 2015; Art In The Age Of…Asymmetrical Warfare 2015; Relational Stalinism – The Musical by Michael Portnoy, 2016; In The Belly of the Whale, 2017; The Music of Ramon Raquello and His Orchestra by Eric Baudelaire, 2017; and the series Para | Fictions featuring artists Calla Henkel & Max Pitegoff, Lucy Skaer, Oscar Santillan, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Rayyane Tabet, and Laure Prouvost, 2016/17.
Prior to joining Witte de With she worked as Assistant Curator for the Visual Arts Section of the Marrakech Biennale 5, 2014, and for On Geometry and Speculation, a parallel project for the Marrakech Biennale 4, 2012. Natasha is the author of The New Curator, a book of interviews with international curators published by Laurence King in 2016, and regularly contributes to Ibraaz (as editorial correspondent), Elephant Magazine, ExtraExtra, The Gourmand, and Saatchi publications.