Masum Momaya is currently Museum Curator at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program in Washington, DC. Her upcoming show Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, will show at the National Museum of Natural History from February 2014 to August 2015, and then travel around the country through 2020. Prior to this, she was Curator at the International Museum of Women (200709), Curator for the (AWID) Association for Womens Rights in Development (200912), and Curatorial Consultant for the Indo-American Heritage Museum (201011). Aside from Beyond Bollywood, her exhibitions include Women, Power and Politics; Economica: Women and the Global Economy; Nazar De?mesin (featuring Turkish artist Ece Budak) in Istanbul; and H1B, online and at the Twelve Gates Arts in Philadelphia. Academically, Momaya is trained as an interdisciplinary social scientist, with a PhD (2007) in Human and International Development from Harvard University, an MA (2001) in Education from Harvard University, and an honors BA (1999) in Public Policy and Feminist Studies from Stanford University.
The Sharma family in San Francisco, 1983. Photo: Prithvi Sharma. From the exhibition, Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation. Masum Momaya: Before and After Beyond Bollywood Thursday, April 24, 2014 6:308pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 FREE and open to the public Working from the premise that an exhibition isnt finished when […]read more »