John Eng Kiet Bloomfield

John sits in the Wysing farmhouse. He is a mixed race man in his 30s with dark hair and black framed glasses.
John Eng Kiet Bloomfield. Credit: Wilf Speller

John Eng Kiet Bloomfield is Senior Programmes Curator at Wysing Arts Centre. He joined Wysing in July 2016 and works on the organisation’s programme, including residencies, exhibitions, events, partnership projects, an annual music festival and digital projects. At Wysing, he has curated the exhibitions and then, a harrowing; All His Ghosts Must Do My Bidding; more of an avalanche; Warm Worlds and Otherwise and All Channels Open. John also manages the Syllabus programme, a collaboratively produced alternative learning programme that supports ten artists each year.

Before Wysing, John was an editor at Black Dog Publishing alongside which he worked as a freelance curator, developing exhibitions and projects for Arcadia Missa, Flat Time House, MOT International and Tate. John has worked for the British Film Institute and Rich Mix, London and has also worked for the artist Isaac Julien. John has an MA in Film Studies from UCL, London. He lives in Birmingham.