Space Studios, EAST LONDON
Friday, 8th June 2018
Saturday, 9th June 2018

Shoair Mavlian

Director – Photoworks 

Previously working on exhibitions, acquisitions and displays at Tate Modern, Shoair Mavlian is the newly appointed Director of Photoworks. She co-curated the exhibitions Conflict, Time, Photography (2014) and Project Space: A Chronicle of Interventions (2014) and has worked on many of the photography displays of the permanent collection at Tate Modern. Shoair Mavlian researches acquisitions for the Tate collection and works with the Photography Acquisitions Committee, a group of patrons helping to build the photography collection at Tate.Shoair Mavlian has a background in fine art photography practice and the history of photography focusing on the twentieth century. Areas of interest include early to mid-twentieth-century modernist photography, subjective photography, twentieth-century Central and Latin American photography and emerging contemporary practice.