Luminato Festival announced the immediate appointment of Naomi Campbell
as the company’s new Artistic Director.
Born in Toronto, Campbell has over 30 years of programming, producing and executive-level experience on both a national and international level. She joined Luminato as Company Manager in 2011 and then went on to produce large-scale productions for the festival. In 2013 she was appointed Luminato's first ever Director of Artistic Development where she developed and commissioned new and existing works for the festival as well as helping stage Luminato's 10th anniversary year at the Hearn Generating Station. She was appointed Deputy Artistic Director in 2017.
"I'm very excited by the opportunity to take on this new role at Luminato and look forward to building on the incredible legacy of my predecessors. The festival has an ever-deepening relationship with our audience which I am eager to expand and develop." - Naomi Campbell
"Naomi has enormous wisdom, profound humanity and a wonderful appetite for artistic adventure. Her artistic leadership opens the door to a thrilling new chapter in Luminato's journey," says Anthony Sargent, CEO of Luminato