26 NOV- 6 DEC




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Shabbir Hussain Mustafa

Shabbir Hussain Mustafa is Senior Curator at the National Gallery Singapore and Singapore Art Museum. At the Gallery, he oversees Between Declaration and Dreams, a multi-year exhibition surveying Southeast Asian perspectives from the 19th century to present. In 2017, Mustafa received the DAAD Artist-in-Berlin Award for his curatorial work. His curatorial projects include Sea State: Charles Lim Yi Yong for the Singapore Pavilion at the 56 the Venice Biennale, The Sunwise Turn, a meditation on Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy at the Dhaka Art Summit in 2018, and Ahmad Fuad Osman: At the End of the Day Even Art is Not Important (1990-2019) at Balai Seni Negara. He co-curated Suddenly Turning Visible: Art and Architecture in Southeast Asia (1969-1989) and Latiff Mohidin: Pago Pago (1960-1969), an exhibition first held at the Centre Pompidou and later at the Ilham Gallery and National Gallery Singapore.