Nadim Samman

Nadim Samman is an independent curator and art historian based in London and Berlin. He read Philosophy at University College London before completing a doctorate at the Courtauld Institute of Art. He has written for publications including Third Text, The Art Newspaper, Art Review, Contemporary, Asian Affairs, Art India, Artchronika, Erotic Review, Naked Punch, Under/current and WestEast. He has also been an invited speaker at MoMA Warsaw, Università Ca' Foscari, the 798 Beijing Biennale, Christies and SoAs. His curatorial projects in London, Moscow, Berlin, Venice, Zurich and Marrakech have included presentations of leading modern and contemporary artists. In 2012 he curated the 4th Marrakech Biennale with Carson Chan. Projects in 2014 include Antarctopia: The Antarctic Pavilion and Treasure of Lima: A Buried Exhibition - a unique site-specific exhibition on the remote Pacific island of Isla del Coco Nadim is Co-Director of Import Projects (Berlin).