Artangel has appointed Mariam Zulfiqar as director. She replaces co-directors James Lingwood and Michael Morris. Zulfiqar joins the arts organisation from Forestry England, where she led its National Arts Programme, focusing on the intersection of the arts, environment and ecology.
London’s Black Cultural Archives has recruited Lisa Anderson as interim managing director, following the departure of Arike Oke to the British Film Institute (BFI). Anderson is a curator, consultant and arts facilitator. She was formerly the lead in corporate partnerships at the Lord Mayor’s Appeal and has also established the educational platform Black British Art. Oke has become the BFI’s executive director of knowledge and collections.
Helen Hillyard has been appointed curator at Dulwich Picture Gallery. Hillyard, who has been the gallery’s acting curator since April, has held roles at the National Gallery, London, and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.
Claire Riley is the new chair of the board at Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Riley is the executive director of communications and corporate affairs for Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
National Museums Liverpool has appointed Paul Reid, a former director of the Black Cultural Archives, as interim head of the International Slavery Museum. He takes over from Richard Benjamin, who is on a two-year secondment to the University of Liverpool.
The Skylark IX Recovery Trust, which works in partnership with the Scottish Maritime Museum to support heritage boatbuilding, has appointed Rebecca MacAskill as a community boatbuilding coordinator to help develop its skills training workshop in Dumbarton.