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Philanthropists’ Circle: Insider Call

Private Event for Philanthropists’ Circle Members

Monday, July 22, 2019
12:30 PM–1:00 PM

Join other Philanthropists’ Circle members for a lunchtime insider call with Sara Raza, guest curator of the upcoming exhibition Clapping with Stones: Art and Acts of Resistance, which opens August 16, as a part of the Rubin’s Year of Power. Hear from Raza and the Rubin’s Director of Exhibitions Daneyal Mahmood about the curatorial process from proposal to installation.

This exclusive call is a benefit of our most generous membership level, the Philanthropists’ Circle.

If you would like to learn more about Philanthropists’ Circle or become a member, please visit Philanthropists’ Circle Membership.

About the Curator

Sara Raza is a writer and curator specializing in contemporary global arts. In 2016, she won the ArtTable New Leadership Award for Women. Recently she was the Guggenheim UBS MAP curator for the Middle East and North Africa, and she curated But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (2016), which travelled to the Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Milan (2018). Raza has curated exhibitions and projects for international biennials, festivals and museums, including Mathaf, Doha, Qatar; MacKenzie Art Gallery, Canada; Tashkent Biennale, Uzbekistan; Rhizoma (Generation in Waiting), Saudi Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale (2013); and Baku Public Art Festival, Azerbaijan (2015). In addition, she has organized a number of exhibitions for Maraya, Sharjah, UAE. Formerly, she was the head of education at YARAT, Azerbaijan; founding curator of Alaan Art Space, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; and curator of public programmes at Tate Modern, London. Raza is the West and Central Asia editor for ArtAsiaPacific.