Curator; writer; editor, ArtAsiaPacific

MA Curatorial Practice

Education

BA, with honors, MA, Goldsmith College; Royal College of Art

 

Professional experience includes

UBS MAP curator for the Middle East and North Africa, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; head of Baku Public Art Festival, Yarat Contemporary Art Centre; associate curator, Maraya Art Centre; assistant curator, Haus der Kulturen der Welt

 

Curatorial projects include

“Clapping with Stones: Art and Acts of Resistance,” Rubin Museum; “Punk Orientalism,” MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan, Canada; “Fateh Al-Moudarres: Colour, Extensity & Sense,” Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar; “But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa,” “ Choreographies of Power,” “Debriefing Sessions II,” “An Evening with Hassan Khan,” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; “3rd Public Art Festival: A Drop of Sky,” Yarat Contemporary Art Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan; “Akbank Contemporary Artist Prize Exhibition,” Istanbul; “Rhizoma (Generation In Waiting),” Venice Biennale

 

Awards and honors include

“40 Under 40,” Apollo; New Leadership Award, ArtTable; First Prize, Uzbekistan Curatorial Award, Tashkent Biennale; Curatorial Fellowship Award, Arts Council of England