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Daisy Nam

Daisy Nam is the executive director and curator at Ballroom Marfa, a contemporary art space located in Far West Texas dedicated to supporting artists through residencies, commissions, exhibitions, and performances. Previously from 2015–19, she was the assistant director at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University. Prior, from 2008–2015, she produced seven seasons of talks, screenings, performances, and workshops as the assistant director of public programs at the School of the Arts, Columbia University. Curatorial residencies and fellowships include: Marcia Tucker Senior Research Fellow at the New Museum, New York (2020); Bellas Artes, Bataan, Philippines (2020); Surf Point in York, Maine (2019); Gwangju Biennale Foundation, Korea (2018). She holds a master’s degree in Curatorial and Critical Studies from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in Art History and Cinema Studies from New York University. She has taught at RISD, and lectured at Lesley University, Northeastern, SMFA/Tufts, SVA as a visiting critic. She co-edited a publication, Best! Letters from Asian Americans in the arts with Paper Monument in 2021.

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