Curator, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA) in Sunderland and independent writer
George Vasey is the curator of the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA) in Sunderland and independent writer currently based in Gateshead. His recent writing has been published in Art Monthly, Kaleidoscope, Apollo and frieze. Recent curated exhibitions include Alexis Hunter & Jo Spence, Richard Saltoun and A Small Hiccup, commissioned by Grand Union (both 2013), Emotional Resources, NGCA (2014) and Breakin' Up is Hard to Do (co-curated with Ned McConnell) KARST (2015). He is currently working with artists Beatriz Olabarrieta, Cornelia Baltes, Simon Senn and Nicholas Pope on upcoming projects.
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Curator and Writer
Shama Khanna is a curator and writer based in London. Her current focus concerns Flatness, an ongoing research project engaging with the screen-based image in relation to internet culture. Originating as the thematic program at the Oberhausen Short Film Festival 2013, entitled ‘Flatness: Cinema after the Internet’, Flatness currently operates across multiple platforms including flatness.eu which features contributions by artists, writers and technologists engaging with the possibilities and limitations of the web as a creative site and a space for viewing. She has presented screening and discussion events relating to Flatness at venues including Palais de Tokyo, Paris, Chisenhale Gallery, London, Western Front, Vancouver and Moderna Museet, Malmö.
Previously, Khanna has worked with Showroom Gallery, E:vent and LUX / ICA Biennial of Moving Images in London, amongst other collaborations. She teaches at Goldsmiths College, University of London and the University of the Arts, London and is a contributor to Art Review, Art-Agenda and frieze magazines.
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