22 Jan 2020
FACTION art projects is thrilled to announce the appointment of Natasha Becker as Curator-in-Residence.
Born and raised in Cape Town, Natasha Becker is an independent curator of contemporary art and the co-founder of Assembly Room (a platform and gallery space for women curators in New York City), and The Underline Show (a new exhibition platform that nurtures curatorial talent in South Africa). She has notably spent the past decade advocating for, and working with, artists of African descent. Becker is passionate about imagining new ways for audiences to connect with art through her research, exhibitions, writing, and curatorial programs. She is also an advisor to collectors and arts organizations, and a mentor to emerging artists and curators. Her recent projects include, “Radical Love” and “Perilous Bodies” for the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice Art Gallery (New York, 2019), “Girls Girls Girls” at Assembly Room (New York, 2019), “The Underline Show” at the Museum of African Art and Design (Johannesburg, 2019), and “Present Passing” for the Osage Art Foundation (Hong Kong, 2019). She lives and works in New York.
Since joining FACTION, Natasha has curated Oh Say, can you see?
Our next exciting project A Perfect Storm will launch February 15, 2020. More on this coming soon...