About the Curator
Shamim M. Momin is the director, curator, and co-founder of LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division), a non-profit public art organization committed to curating site- and situation-specific contemporary art projects in Los Angeles and beyond. LAND was founded in 2009 and has since presented over 90 discreet exhibitions and programs with over 300 contemporary artists. Previous to founding LAND, Momin was Associate Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, where she co-curated both the 2004 and 2008 Whitney Biennial exhibitions, as well as numerous solo exhibitions. As Branch Director of the former Whitney Museum at Altria, she was responsible for organizing exhibitions and commissioning more than 50 new projects by emerging artists for both solo and thematic presentations.
Many thanks to Atlanta Contemporary for hosting Momin’s public talk.