Tarini Malik is Assistant Curator at the Hayward Gallery since 2017 where she has co-curated a number of landmark group exhibitions, as well as the first solo presentations in the UK of artists: Emmanuelle Laine, Thabiso Sekgala and Igshaan Adams. Previously, she was Head of Exhibitions for artist Isaac Julien, and co-curator on several major international exhibitions with curator Mark Nash during her tenure at their shared studio (2014- 2017) . She has held curatorial posts at Fiorucci Art Trust (2012-2014), Frieze Projects (2013) and Serpentine Galleries (2011-2012).
Tarini holds a MA in History of Art from the University of Edinburgh and Université Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, and a MA in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art, London. She has published her writing in various magazines and journals including: Art in America, Critical Collective and Mousse Magazine.