Fawz Kabra


Fawz Kabra is a curator and writer.  She was Assistant Curator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Abu Dhabi Project, New York (2014-2016). She earned her MA in curatorial studies at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (2013) and her BFA in studio arts at Concordia University in Montreal (2004). Previously, Fawz initiated and administered the Arts Grant Program at the Emirates Foundation, Art and Culture (2007) and went on to curate public programs at the Cultural Department, TDIC, Abu Dhabi (2008–2011). She co-curated the special project Brief Histories: Winter/Spring 2011 in Sharjah and Dubai, UAE (2011) and was Curator of Projects at Art Dubai in 2014. In New York, Fawz was curatorial assistant for WS: Paul McCarthy at the Park Avenue Armory (2013), she curated the video program at ArteEast, Arts and Culture in Transformative Times (2013), co-curated the BRIC Biennial: Volume I, Downtown Edition at BRIC Arts and Media, Brooklyn (2014), and curated The Way Things Can Go a two-day symposium at the Armory Show (2015). Since 2012 she has been a editorial correspondent at Ibraaz, the online journal on contemporary visual culture in North Africa and the Middle East.

 Advisor: Studio/Research

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