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Selby Nimrod

Assistant Curator
MIT List Visual Arts Center

Selby Nimrod, Assistant Curator at the MIT List Visual Arts Center

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Curator Biography

Selby Nimrod is Assistant Curator at the MIT List Visual Arts Center. Since joining the List Center in 2018, she has organized exhibitions with Rami George, Cindy Ji Hye Kim, and the traveling presentation of Nayland Blake’s major survey, No Wrong Holes: Thirty Years of Nayland Blake, and assisted on solo presentations of the work of Ericka Beckman, Christine Sun Kim, Alicja Kwade, and Farah Al Qasimi, among others. Currently, Selby is working with Andrew Norman Wilson and Sharona Franklin on forthcoming solo presentations. Previously, she held positions at Sculpture­Center, New York, and Site Projects, New Haven. She has organized group exhibitions, screenings, and perfor­mances at institutions including the International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York; the Kitchen, New York; Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York; Seton Gallery at the University of New Haven; and a swimsuit factory, among others. Her writing has ap­peared in Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, AQNB, and Big Red & Shiny as well as in several journals and catalogues, including the recently published monograph on Ericka Beckman from Hirmer Verlag. She earned an undergraduate degree in Art History from the University of St Andrews, Scotland and an MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College. Selby is the recipient of a 2020 Étant donnés Curatorial Research Fellowship from the French American Cultural Exchange.

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