curator invited by Isabel Lewis

Aram Moshayedi

1981 · Barstow, California, USA

Aram Moshayedi is a writer and curator at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, where he curated the exhibition and publication Stories of Almost Everyone and co-curated (with Hamza Walker) Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only. Since joining the Hammer in 2013, he has organized projects by artists Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Marwa Arsanios, Andrea Bowers, Andrea Büttner, Simon Denny, Mario García Torres, Shadi Habib Allah, Maria Hassabi, Oliver Payne and Keiichi Tanaami, and Avery Singer. He was formerly associate curator at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT), where he organized exhibitions and oversaw the production of new works by Tony Cokes, Geoffrey Farmer, Erlea Maneros Zabala, The Otolith Group, Slavs and Tatars, Jordan Wolfson, and Ming Wong. He has contributed to numerous exhibition catalogues as well as ArtforumBOMB Magazine, Art in AmericaFriezeMetropolis MParkett, X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, and Bidoun, for which he is a contributing editor.