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Ryan Inouye

Biographical data of the Associate Curator of SB12

Before working as the associate curator of Sharjah Biennial 12, Ryan Inouye was assistant curator and curatorial assistant at the New Museum, New York (2010 – 2013), where he worked on the 2012 New Museum Triennial, The Ungovernables, and the Museum as Hub initiative. He organized the projects Museum as Hub: Center for Historical Reenactments: After-after Tears (2013) and Museum as Hub: Steffani Jemison and Jamal Cyrus: Alpha’s Bet Is Not Over Yet! with Ethan Swan (2011) as well as residencies with Chimurenga (2013) and Desire Machine Collective (2013). Prior to the New Museum, Inouye was curatorial assistant at REDCAT, Los Angeles (2006 – 2010). He has written about the work of Abraham Cruzvillegas, Iman Issa, Lee Kit, My Barbarian, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and others.

(From press information)

Sharjah Biennial 12

5 March - 5 June 2015
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

The past, the present, the possible

President and Director of the
Sharjah Art Foundation: Hoor Al Qasimi

Curator: Eungie Joo

Associate Curator: Ryan Inouye

Over 50 participants - see the list

Organizer: Sharjah Art Foundation

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