Chen Tamir

Chen Tamir is an independent curator. She was a curator at the Center for Contemporary Art in Tel-Aviv where she’s worked on exhibitions with Ragnar Kjartansson, Agnieszka Kurant, Trevor Paglen, Wilfredo Prieto, Jon Rafman, Amie Siegel, and Christopher Kulendran Thomas. She has commissioned ambitious work by local artists such as Yael Bartana, Maya Dunietz, Michal Helfman, Ruti Sela & Maayan Amir, and Ariel Schlesinger. Chen Tamir also serves as Curatorial Associate at Artis, where she spearheads programming, including the large video survey “Staring Back at the Sun,” which premiered at the New Museum in New York in 2015 and has been traveling internationally since. Chen holds an MA from Bard College's Center for Curatorial Studies. Her writing has been published by C Magazine, The Exhibitionist, the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Hyperallergic, FlashArt, and many others. She was recently listed by artnet as one of 25 women curators on the rise.