Nina Mdivani is Tbilisi-born and New York-based independent curator, writer and researcher. Her academic background covers International Relations and Gender Studies from Tbilisi State University, Mount Holyoke College and, most recently, Museum Studies from City University of New York. Nina's book, King is Female, published in October 2018 in Berlin by Wienand Verlag and launched at the Frankfurt Book Fair, explores lives of three Georgian women artists and is the first researched publication investigating questions of the feminine identity in the context of the Eastern European historical, social, and cultural transformation of the last twenty years. Publication of the book was accompanied by an exhibition at the Villa Vessel Kunstverein in Iserlohn, Germany presenting the three Georgian artists in their quest for authenticity and freedom. In 2019-2020 Nina was selected as Curator-in-Residence at Kunstraum, Brooklyn. She has curated shows in Latvia, Georgia, the U.S. As a curator and as a writer Nina is interested in discovering hidden narratives within dominant cultures with focus on minorities and migrations.
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