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WHEN: FEBRUARY 1, 2018 | 5:30PM - 7:30PM

The Sotheby's Institute of Art & SOAS University of London artists talks series presents: Lydia Ourahmane in conversation with Natasha Hoare.

This is the first event in the new partnership between Sotheby's Institute of Art and SOAS University of London. The aim of this series is to bring an interdisciplinary approach by involving different perspectives: artists, academics, curators, museums and commercial galleries. SOAS and SIA will work closely with commercial galleries and museums and draw on internationally renowned as well as new emerging artists to give the talks.

Lydia Ourahmane (b. 1992, Saϊda, Algeria) lives and works between London and Oran. Exhibitions include: a good neighbour, 15th Istanbul Biennial (2017), How to Disappear Completely, Garage Rotterdam, Netherlands (2017), The end of the World, Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art, Italy (2016), Social Calligraphies, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw (2016), that a body knows regardless, Interstate Projects, New York (2016), The Third Choir, Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin (2015), Territoires Arabes, Palais de La Culture, Algeria (2015), and Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2014).

In January-March 2018, Lydia Ourahmane will have a solo exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery, London. She will be included in the 2018 New Museum Triennial, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York.

Natasha Hoare has curated and co-curated exhibitions including An unpredictable expression of human potential, Chapter II, Sharjah Biennial, Beirut Arts Center (2017), Self-Reflection: Mark Wallinger, Freud Museum, London (2016), and Marrakech Biennial 5 (2014).
Natasha Hoare regularly contributes to Ibraaz, Elephant Magazine, ExtraExtra, The Gourmand, and Saatchi publications. She is the author of The New Curator (Laurence King, 2016).

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