Expert Biography

Leyla Fakhr is an art consultant, curator and producer. She regularly advises and devises public art schemes and international exhibitions. She advises on art investments and cultural schemes for private and cooperate clients respectively. Her interest lies in diversity in artist representation and she has in depth knowledge on arts from the Middle East and North Africa.  She was formerly Curator at Tate were she curated a number of exhibitions and collection displays, including Anwar Jalal Shemza (2015), John Akomfrah (2014) and co-courated the exhibitionMigrations, Journeys into British Art (2012). She worked as curator at Green Cardamom (2006-2009), where she collaborated on a number of exhibitions including with artists from South Asia and the Middle East. Leyla Fakhr was on of the recipients of the  Abraaj Capital Art Prize in 2009 along with the artist Nazgol Ansarinia. In 2006 she was selected as one of the curators for the ICI (International Curators Invitational) by FIAC in Paris.

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  • Curator and Art advisor
  • Contemporary, Iranian, middle eastern art