Renowned Sāmoan visual artist, writer, curator and researcher, Dr Léuli Eshrāghi, has been appointed as the curator for TarraWarra Museum of Art’s TarraWarra Biennial 2023, opening in April 2023.
TarraWarra Museum of Art Director, Victoria Lynn, said the appointment of Eshrāghi to curate the TarraWarra Biennial 2023 is a continuance of the Museum’s commitment to ‘art as a world-making activity’.
“At this time of global upheaval, it is timely to appoint a person who provides an intellectual, nuanced and sensitive approach to the relationship between art making, race, knowledge and gender”, Ms Lynn said. “Dr Eshrāghi is a rare combination of artist, curator, writer and academic who will make a unique contribution to the exhibition histories at TarraWarra”.
“Léuli Eshrāghi has built a global profile in curatorial practice and museology in service of First Nations and racialised communities