Nadim Samman (Berlin)

PRELUDE 2016 | Section Artworks:
‘Pleasant Places’ by Davide Quayola
‘Matter’ by Davide Quayola

PRELUDE 2016 | Exhibition Venue:
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Nadim Julien Samman studied Philosophy at University College London before completing a doctorate in art history at the Courtauld Institute of Art. In 2012 he curated the 4th Marrakech Biennale with Carson Chan. Projects in 2014 include Antarctopia: The Antarctic Pavilion, 14th Venice Biennale of Architecture, and Treasure of Lima: A Buried Exhibition – a unique site-specific exhibition on the remote Pacific island of Isla del Coco. Nadim is Co-Director of Import Projects, Editor of Near East Magazine and Curator at Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary.

In 2016, Samman is the Artistic Director of the 5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art and Co-curator of PRELUDE: A Preview of Aurora 2017. In 2017, he will also participate in the upcoming 1st Anarctic Biennale in 2017.


A biennial public art event of light, video and sound.

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