Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath are Founders of artReoriented, a multidisciplinary curatorial platform, launched in New York and Munich in 2009. They are Chairmen of the Montblanc Cultural Foundation in Hamburg, and Affiliate Curators at the Gropius Bau in Berlin. They are internationally recognized independent curators and award–winning authors whose curatorial practice is equally rooted in the field of modernist studies, as well as global contemporary artistic practices. Known for their rigorous inter-temporal, trans-cultural, and cross-disciplinary approach, they have taught at various universities, including the London School of Economics and New York University.
As an independent voice, Bardaouil and Fellrath have collaborated as a duo over the last ten years, engaging with a wide range of institutional models worldwide. Some of their exhibitions include Walking through Walls, Ways of Seeing, Surrealism in Egypt, Mona Hatoum: Turbulence, Dansaekhwa and Korean Abstraction, Staging Film, Tea with Nefertiti, and Told Untold Retold. Their exhibitions have been shown in institutions worldwide such as Centre Pompidou in Paris, Villa Empain in Brussels, Kunstsammlung K20 in Dusseldorf, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Moderna Museet in Stockholm, IVAM in Valencia, Reina Sofia in Madrid, Tate Liverpool, Gwangju and Busan Museums of Art in South Korea, Beirut Exhibition Centre, and ARTER in Istanbul. In 2016 they were part of the team of curatorial attachés to the 20th Biennale of Sydney. At the Biennale di Venezia, they were curators of the Lebanese Pavilion in 2013 and the Pavilion of the United Arab Emirates in 2019.
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