Martha Kirszenbaum

January 2017

Martha Kirszenbaum (b.1983, Vitry-sur-Seine, France) is a curator and writer based in Los Angeles, where she was the Director and Curator of Fahrenheit, an exhibition space and residency program (2014-16). She graduated from Sciences Po in Paris and Columbia University in New York, and worked at Media Department of MoMA in New York (2006-07), the Photography Department of Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris (2007) and at the New Museum in New York (2008-10). Additionally, she collaborated with the Center for Contem- porary Art in Warsaw, the Belvedere Museum/21er Haus in Vienna, the Marrakech Biennale, Palais de Tokyo in Paris and the Kunsthalle Mulhouse. Kirszenbaum is a regular contributor to Flash Art, CURA, Kaleidoscope and Mousse, and has led seminars on curatorial practice at the Universite? Paris VIII and Parsons, Paris.

During her residency at Kandovan, Kirszenbaum will present her former space Fahrenheit at Café Musée Project and together with Myriam Ben Salah curate a screening event at Kandovan.

The visit of Martha Kirszenbaum to Tehran is made possible through the generous support of French Embassy in Tehran.