Kimia Maleki (M.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago; B.A., University of the Arts, Tehran) is interested in historiography, archiving, and curatorial practice, especially as pertains to Iran. During her undergraduate studies, she created the first comprehensive art students magazine (Gahname Honar), and, more recently, she completed an M.A. thesis entitled State of Art Archiving in Iran: Now & Then. She curated an exhibition at the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries of the Art Institute of Chicago titled Islamic Art at the Art Institute: A Century of Exhibitions and Acquisitions, 2016, and Sedentary Fragmentation, 2017 in Heaven Gallery. She has also served as the head of archive and special collections at Stony Island Arts Bank (2016), Intercultural Engagement coordinator at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2016-17), and project assistant at the Persepolis Fortification Archive, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (2017).
2018 Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans: Public Symposium Thursday, February 1, 2018 10am1pm Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans (CAC) 900 Camp Street New Orleans, LA 70130 FREE and open to the public The Curatorial Intensive participants of the 2018 New Orleans program will each present their project proposals that they have been developing over the […]read more »