Leonora Thomson has returned to the Barbican to act as its interim artistic director, following the departure of Louise Jeffreys last month.
Thomson worked at the London arts organisation for seven years, latterly as director of audiences and development, but left in 2015 to become Welsh National Opera’s managing director.
She left this position last year and will has recently been appointed to act as the Barbican’s artistic director, on an interim basis.
Thomson said: "I’m thrilled to be working at this incredible institution. Although it’s strange not being in the building, it’s still an honour to help the organisation through this difficult period."
The news of her appointment comes as the Barbican unveils further digital content, including a streamed version of Complicité’s The Encounter, which ran at the Barbican, alongside a live Q&A with Simon McBurney.
It is also offering curated selections of films, music, talks and podcasts.
Thomson added: "We’re really pleased that people are enjoying the programming we’re curating for them on our Read, Watch and Listen page. We’re presenting a range of content that showcases the uniqueness of the Barbicans’ artistic offer, exploring the times we’re living though but also bringing inspiration and joy."