Murtaza Vali

Murtaza Vali is a critic, curator and art historian based in Brooklyn and Sharjah. A recipient of a 2011 Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for Short-Form Writing, he regularly contributes to various international art periodicals and to publications for non-profit institutions and commercial galleries around the world. His most recent curatorial project was Crude, the inaugural group exhibition at the Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai, which explored the relationship between oil and modernity across West Asia. He is a Visiting Instructor at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, a Lead Tutor of Campus Art Dubai, and a member of Art Jameel’s Curatorial Council.