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Mat Bancroft by Jill Furmanovsky

Meet the Curator: Mat Bancroft

Meet the Curator is MAG_BTM‘s Q&A giving floor to curators across the globe who have been involved in the curation of exhibitions related to music culture. Answering a short set of questions, interviewees talk about their professional practice and share insight into their work as well as their view of exhibitions into the future.

Today’s guest is Manchester’s British Pop Archive curator Mat Bancroft.

That’s really my aim for exhibitions I’m involved with – to elevate pop culture and music culture to the level of other arts, such as fine art, opera and ballet. Not that I don’t think they’re just as important, but I think ‘pop’ is probably more important to more people.

Mat Bancroft – British Pop Archive curator