This year the Curiosa sector, dedicated to emerging art, will present a selection of 15 projects curated by Shoair Mavlian. During the fair, the curator will present a series of conversations on emerging practises and take an in-depth look at the work of the selected artists.
Shoair Mavlian is the director of Photoworks, an international platform that champions early career photographers and innovative ways to share and exhibit photography. Assistant Curator of Photography at Tate Modern from 2011 to 2018, Shoair Mavlian has curated several major exhibitions, including "Don McCullin" (2019), "Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art" (2018), "The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection" (2016). Shoair Mavlian's work focuses on the Twentieth Century, conflict and memory, Central and South American photography and emerging contemporary practices.