"It’s about time I was asked to curate Meltdown darling, don’t you think?!” - Grace Jones
Grace Jones is set to curate the 2020 installment of London festival Meltdown. The music and cultural event, spread across nine days, will take place at the Southbank Centre. In a statement, the music, fashion, and cultural icon said: “Year after year, the festival continues to spread its colourful wings, allowing its curators to bring together an array of diverse talent not seen anywhere else. It’s about time I was asked to curate Meltdown darling, don’t you think?!” Across its 26-year lifespan, the festival has seen Patti Smith, M.I.A., Anohni, Nick Cave, Scott Walker, Laurie Anderson, and Yoko Ono lead the schedule. Jones is the sixth woman to curate the show, and her lineup selection will be announced sometime in 2020.
Meltdown takes place in London, June 12-21, 2020.
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