Karim Sultan

Karim Sultan is the director of Barjeel Art Foundation. He has recently curated exhibitions such as The Sea Suspended at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, and Short Century (co-curated with Suheyla Takesh) at the Sharjah Art Museum, as well as Collection Barjeel at Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris (co-curated with Philippe van Cauteren of SMAK Belgium), and Between two rounds of fire, the exile of the sea at the American University Museum. Previously, he has been a contributing editor at Kalimat Magazine. His interests are focused around developing fluency with art histories and contemporary approaches to modernism in the Arab region. In addition, Karim is also a practicing and performing artist who works with sound, music, photography, video and installation.