Shumon Basar

1974 · Pabna, Bangladesh

Shumon Basar is a writer, thinker and cultural critic. He is Commissioner of the Global Art Forum in Dubai; Editor-at-large of Tank magazine and Contributing Editor at Bidoun magazine; Director of the Format program at the Architectural Association School, London; and has been a member of Fondazione Prada’s Thought Council and Art Jameel’s Curatorial Council. He is co-author of The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present with Douglas Coupland and Hans Ulrich Obrist, and his edited books include Translated By, Cities from Zero and With/Without.