Hammad Nasar is a curator, writer, and researcher based in London. He was Head of Research and Programmes at Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong till last year, and earlier co-founded (with Anita Dawood) the non-profit arts organisation Green Cardamom. He recently curated Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play – the UAE’s national pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale, 2017. Selected public exhibitions he curated or co-curated have been included at Whitechapel Gallery, London, British Museum, London, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester & Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena amongst others.
A conversation between artists Abigail Reynolds and curator, writer, and researcher Hammad Nasar on Friday 30 June from 18.30. The work developed by Reynolds since returning from her journey along the Silk Road will be discussed, providing space to reflect on some of what she considered along the way and discovered as an artist.
Abigail Reynolds was the third BMW Art Journey winner. The artist’s work was included in the inaugural Yinchuan Biennial, 2016. Her work is owned by the Government Art Collection, London, Yale University Art Gallery, Yale, the New York Public Library, New York and numerous private collections. Reynolds lives in St Just and has a studio in St Ives, Cornwall. She gradated from Goldsmiths University, London in 2002 following degrees at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London and Oxford University, Oxford.
The talk will commence at 19.00 and drinks will be served.