Jane Burton Head of Content and Creative Director, Tate Media
Jane leads Tate’s in-house media production facility, making short documentaries about artists, including the weekly video series TateShots, and a range of cross-platform digital projects. Recent initiatives have included the ‘Tate Movie Project’ - a crowd-sourced animation made with Aardman for the BBC; ‘The Gallery of Lost Art’, an immersive virtual exhibition for Channel 4; and ‘Exquisite Forest’, an online art collaboration with Google.
In 2002, she launched the world’s first wireless multimedia tours at Tate Modern, and in 2008 piloted the UK’s first gallery tour for iPhones at Tate Liverpool. She has produced a raft of mobile products that bring art to wider audiences, including games, podcasts and apps. She initially joined Tate in 1999, as Tate Modern’s Curator of Interpretation, and previously worked as a journalist, art critic, and editor for national newspapers. Awards include two Baftas, SXSW Interactive, Bimas, Webbys, Broadcast Digital and D&AD