Contributor Bios

Yasmina Reggad

Yasmina Reggad is an independent curator and writer based between London and Athens, and works between London, Algiers and Athens. She holds an MA in Middle Ages History from the Sorbonne University and is presently Programme Curator at aria (artist residency in algiers) and was Exhibition and Projects Manager at Delfina Foundation. Reggad’s research focuses on the politics of futurity, as well as on alternative models of art education. Her recent curatorial projects include a series of evening of performances at Delfina Foundation, UK; 'Puppetmaster' by Adrian Lee at DJART Biennal, Algeria; 'Djazaïr' (with Ali MacGilp) at John Jones Art Art, UK; 'Intervening Space: From the Intimate to the World' at The Mosaic Rooms, UK; 'Sketches of Algiers 1' by Amina Menia at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, UK. She is currently curating 'We Can’t Be There. Emergency Provisions for (Un)Anticipated Futures', a 6-month series of public events taking place at Goldsmiths University, Tate Modern, the Institute of Contemporary Arts and Delfina Foundation, UK. Reggad publishes essays and articles on contemporary art, takes part in several juries, and is regularly called upon to participate in panel discussions and talks for institutions such as the ICA, Turner Contemporary, Iniva, Goldsmiths University, Cornerhouse in the UK, Sharjah Art Foundation in the UAE, Villa Arson in France or Casa Tomada in Brazil. She was in-residence at HICP-Helsinki International Curatorial Programme in 2015 and Art Dubai's Forum Fellow Curator in 2014.