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Associate Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP)

Asha Iman Veal is Associate Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago). She focuses on interdisciplinary projects that advocate cross-cultural solidarity across geographic or political distance. Her recent exhibitions include RAISIN (Chicago Architecture Biennial 2021), which explores the global proliferation of a narrative-based artwork that has encouraged dialogues on justice in cities across the world. Beautiful Diaspora / You Are Not the Lesser Part (Museum of Contemporary Photography 2022) instigates deep thinking about parallel experiences and relationships between global artists of color. In 2021 she additionally led Martine Gutierrez at MoCP (2021); Dream at Hyde Park Art Center (2021); and more. In her additional appointment, Asha Iman is on the Arts Administration & Policy graduate and undergraduate faculty at School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

She is most interested in seeing: narrative projects, portraiture, documentary photography, and performance.

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