Dr. Jordan Amirkhani is an art historian, curator, art critic, and educator; and was recently appointed Curator at Rivers Institute for Contemporary Art & Thought in New Orleans, Louisiana. Here she explores the life, work and influences of artist Soheila Sokhanvari.
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An online adaptation of our exhibition Living Lineages. View the full photo gallery below, including an essay and Q&A with the exhibition co-curators.
Curatorial Assistant Michal Goldschmidt introduces four artists from the exhibition: Anwar Jalal Shemza, Franciszka Themerson, Kim Lim and Shirley Baker. Drawing from their own writings, she shines a light on their life and work.
Human Rights lawyer and poet Abbas Faiz has written a short essay for us covering his reflections on our current exhibition Postwar Modern, how it intersects with humanitarian issues and his involvement in Abbas Zahedi's Age of Many Posts project.
Assistant Curator at The Noguchi Museum in New York, Kate Wiener introduces the life and work of Japanese American sculptor, Isamu Noguchi, drawing from Noguchi’s autobiographical writings and documents from The Noguchi Museum Archives.
Barbican Cinema curator Matthew Barrington, explores the history behind this classic of 70s African American cinema, directed by legendary director, Melvin Van Peebles.
A Little History of Art Beyond the (So-Called) Mainstream - Charlotte Flint explores the origins of Dubuffet’s phrase ‘Art Brut’, its impact on art history, the different artists whose work he collected, alongside the importance of ‘Art Brut’ today.