Chris Baldwin has been appointed as Creative Director of Galway 2020, European Capital of Culture and will take up his appointment with immediate effect. He will be responsible for the delivery of the programme of events for 2020 for Galway City and County. Chris is a performance director, curator and writer. Most recently he was Curator for Interdisciplinary Performance for Wroclaw, European Capital of Culture 2016 (Poland). He studied acting, theatre and music and is also a permaculture designer. He has extensive international experience having worked in Spain, UK, Poland, Bulgaria and Germany. He brings a wealth of knowledge and partnerships to Galway and believes we have a significant opportunity to do something very special for Galway 2020 and to deliver an exciting and energetic programme working with local artists and communities and national and international artistic collaborations.