Alexander Moinet Poots
1967 (age 51–52)
|Education||City University London|
|Title||Artistic Director and Chief Executive, The Shed (Hudson Yards)|
|Children||1 daughter and 1 son|
Alexander Moinet Poots CBE (born 1967), is the founding chief executive and artistic director of The Shed (Hudson Yards) in New York City. He was formerly the founding chief executive and artistic director of the Manchester International Festival (2005-2015) and the artistic director of Park Avenue Armory (2012-2015).
- 2012 Diaghilev Award for The Life and Death of Marina Abramović
- 2015 CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours of 2015 for services to the arts.
- Alistair Spalding (Chair), Alex Poots (Guest), Tania Harrison (Guest) (October 2009). In the Spirit of Diaghilev - Entrepreneurs Talk (Video). Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London: Sadler's Wells. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
- Blake, David (25 November 2014). "$400m New York Arts Centre Snaps Up MIF Director Poots". Manchester Confidential. Archived from the original on 5 December 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
- Pogrebin, Robin (24 November 2014). "Alex Poots to be Culture Shed's artistic director". The New York Times. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
- Ellis-Petersen, Hannah (25 November 2014). "Manchester international festival founding director off to New York". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
- Sulcas, Roslyn (14 August 2013). "An outsize vision, forever filling voids". The New York Times. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
- "My week: Alex Poots: The Poots CV". The Observer. Guardian Media Group. 28 June 2009. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
- Trueman, Matt (6 July 2015). "Alex Poots: 'I always thought that if I stayed in Britain, I'd stay in London'". The Stage. The Stage Media Company Limited. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
- Kelly, Sean (26 May 2012). "Marina Abramović wins Diaghilev Award in Perm, Russia". skny.com. Sean Kelly (blog). Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
- "Birthday Honours List - United Kingdom". The London Gazette, S1. 13 June 2015. p. B10. Retrieved 14 June 2015. Notice ID: 2347760.
- Spellman, Kathryn (2004). Religion and nation: Iranian local and transnational networks in Britain. New York: Berghahn Books. ISBN 9781571815767.
- Lloyd, Isabel (May 2013). "Mr Poots reinvents Manchester". Intelligent Life Magazine. Economist Group. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
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