Shoair Mavlian, Assistant Curator, Tate Modern
Work at Tate
Shoair Mavlian works on exhibitions, acquisitions and displays at Tate Modern focusing primarily on photography. She co-curated the exhibitions Conflict, Time, Photography (2014) and Project Space: A Chronicle of Interventions (2014) and has worked on many of the photography displays of the permanent collection at Tate Modern. Shoair Mavlian researches acquisitions for the Tate collection and works with the Photography Acquisitions Committee, a group of patrons helping to build the photography collection at Tate.
Joined Tate 2011.
Shoair Mavlian has a background in fine art photography practice and the history of photography focusing on the twentieth century. Areas of interest include early to mid-twentieth-century modernist photography, subjective photography, twentieth-century Central and Latin American photography and emerging contemporary practice.
- With Simon Baker (eds.), Conflict, Time, Photography, exhibition catalogue, Tate Modern, London 2014, 224pp.
- With Matthias Barmann and Kristin Feireiss, Ursula Schulz-Dornburg: Architectures of Waiting, Cologne 2014, 44pp.
Selected exhibitions and displays
- Conflict, Time, Photography, Tate Modern, 2014
- A Chronicle of Interventions, Tate Modern, 2014
- Harry Callahan, Tate Modern, 2013
- Modernist Photography, Tate Modern, 2012
- Lewis Baltz and Carl Andre, Tate Modern, 2012
- New Documentary Forms, Tate Modern, 2011
Last updated December 2014.