Murtaza Vali is a Brooklyn-based writer, art historian, and curator. An independent critic since 2005, his reviews, essays, profiles, and interviews have appeared regularly in Artforum.com, ArtReview, Art India, Bidoun Magazine, and ArtAsiaPacific, where he is contributing editor and was co-editor of their 2007 and 2008 Almanac, a year-end review of contemporary art across Asia. He has written essays for nonprofits and galleries around the world, most notably for monographs on Emily Jacir, Reena Saini Kallat, and Laleh Khorramian. He has been a visiting critic at Yales School of Art and Cornells College of Architecture, Art and Planning. As winner of the Winter 2010 Lori Ledis Curatorial Fellowship, Vali curated Accented at Brooklyns BRIC Rotunda Gallery (2010) and recently edited Manual for Treason, a multilingual publication commissioned by Sharjah Biennial X (2011). He holds an MA in art history and archaeology from New York Universitys Institute of Fine Arts.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 78:30 pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 Dialogues in Contemporary Art: Take 4 In Collaboration with AhmadyArts Dialogues in Contemporary Art: Take 4 brings writer, art historian and sometimes curator Murtaza Vali in conversation with DCA host, independent curator Leeza Ahmady to discuss perspectives on […]read more »