Mitra Khorasheh is a Canadian curator, writer and educator based in New York. She is the founder and curator of signs and symbols, a contemporary art gallery in the LES focused on time-based media. Prior to opening the gallery in 2018, as an independent curator she organized exhibitions and performances at galleries, institutions, art fairs and nonprofits as well as large-scale public art installations in the United States and internationally. Her curatorial work has primarily focused on site-specific and performative practices, with an emphasis on the body in performance, painting and other time-based media. One of her most noted curatorial endeavors was the 2016 site-specific installation and performance by ULAY, marking ULAY’s first New York performance in 30 years.