Jane Burton
Creative Director
Tate Galleries
UK

Jane Burton

Jane is Head of Content and Creative Director, Tate Media, Tate London. She leads the team responsible for Tate’s film productions, including the weekly video series TateShots. She also produces interactive digital projects such as the Bafta award-winning Tate Movie Project – a collaboration with Aardman Animations, the BBC, and thousands of children; ‘The Gallery of Lost Art’ an online exhibition of missing art; and ‘This Exquisite Forest’, an art experiment co-produced with Chris Milk, Aaron Koblin and Google. In 2002, she launched the world’s first wireless multimedia tours at Tate Modern, winning a Bafta for technical innovation, and in 2008 developed the UK’s first gallery tour for iPhones. More recently she has developed a range of apps for Tate, from gallery tours to games. She initially joined Tate in 1999, as Tate Modern’s Curator of Interpretation, and previously worked as a journalist and editor for national newspapers.

Education: BA Oxon, MA Courtauld Institute, London.