Louisa Elderton is the Managing Editor of ICI Berlin Press. Before joining the ICI Berlin, she held positions at Bergen Assembly, KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Gropius Bau, and Hatje Cantz. She has significant experience helping cultural institutions to produce texts and books, and is the Managing Editor of publications by artists including Dayanita Singh, Yayoi Kusama, Lee Mingwei, Otobong Nkanga, Thea Djordjadze, Leonilson, BLESS, Rachel Howard, Francesco Clemente, Jonas Burgert, and Tim Noble & Sue Webster, and more.
As the Project Editor of Phaidon’s ‘Vitamin’ series from 2016–21, she produced volumes on ceramic, textiles and drawing practices, and as Content Editor of Great Women Artists (2019), she commissioned texts for the most extensive book of women artists published to date. From 2011–16 she was a Curator at Blain|Southern in London and Berlin, making exhibitions with artists including Wim Wenders, Lawrence Weiner, Francesco Clemente and Yinka Shonibare MBE, among others. She has a first-class honours Bachelor’s degree in ‘English Literature & Art History’ from the University of Sussex, and a Master’s degree in ‘Curating the Art Museum’ from The Courtauld Institute of Art, London. She has taught art writing and editing courses at Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Art and Berlin Art Institute.