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Sunil Shah

In partnership with International Curators Forum, Metal will host three artist/curators from the Beyond the Frame programme for the duration of Liverpool Biennial 2018.

Sunil Shah is an artist, curator and writer based in Oxford, UK. His work examines aesthetics, knowledge formation and agency in art and photography. Shah has curated exhibitions at the Royal Geographic Society, the Royal Institute of British Architects, Brighton Photo Fringe, Oxford University and the New Art Exchange in Nottingham. He is Associate Editor of American Suburb X online visual culture platform and a curator on the International Curators Forum Beyond the Frame programme. For the Metal Liverpool residency, Shah is examining the discourse and politics associated with artistic space whether ideological, physical or virtual. He will be working with Sean Vegezzi, a New York based artist/activist to generate dialogue with local artists, practitioners and the public about agency and resistance in the context of Liverpool and its biennial.

International Curators Forum (ICF) with support from Art Council England Elevate Fund and Bloomberg Philanthropies