Each artist will be presenting for 5 minutes on works in progress, followed by a 15 minute critique and discussion with Tausif.
Tausif Noor is a critic, curator, and art historian working in the fields of global modern and contemporary art based in Philadelphia. Currently a PhD candidate at UC Berkeley, Noor concentrates on the intersection of art and politics, particularly with regard to histories of nationalism and internationalism, post-colonialism, and Marxist thought. His writing can be found in Artforum, frieze, ArtAsiaPacific, BOMB, and other magazines, as well as in artist catalogues for Alex Da Corte (KARMA, 2019) and the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi. Noor has previously held positions at the Imperial War Museum in London, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He has curated and co-curated exhibitions at various Philadelphia art spaces, including ASIF MIAN: EVERYDAY/CHIASMA at FJORD; Rear Window (with Lauren Downing) at Pilot+Projects; and Weak Link (with Ginny Duncan) at AUTOMAT.