Myriam Ben Salah
Born in 1985 at Alger (Algerie).
Myriam Ben Salah is a Tunisian-French curator and writer based in Paris. She is currently the editor-at-large of Kaleidoscope Magazine. She also co-edited F.A.Q., a periodical image-only magazine with artist Maurizio Cattelan, as well as FEB MAG, the publication of the Underground Museum in Los Angeles. Her writings have appeared in numerous international art publications and catalogues including Artforum, Mousse, Numéro.
Myriam Ben Salah has been in charge of special projects and public programs at Palais de Tokyo from 2009 to 2016, focusing especially on performance art, moving image and publishing initiatives. In 2016 she was a curator-in-residence at Fahrenheit in Los Angeles. She was recently the guest curator of the 10th edition of the Abraaj Group Art Prize in Dubaï (2018) where she worked with winning artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan on a large scale commission. Myriam Ben Salah’s recent projects encompass exhibitions, screening series and performances organized at prominent international institutions including Lazaar Foundation in Tunis, the ICA in London, Beirut Art Center, Kunsthall Stavanger, Kadist Foundation in Paris and San Francisco, Pejman Foundation in Tehran, DESTE Foundation in Athens. She sits on the jury of Beirut Art Residency, SAM Art Project in Paris and the Onassis Foundation Residency in Athens. She was part of the curatorial committee selecting emerging artists for Artissima (Turin). In 2020, she co-curated the Hammer Museum Biennal « Made in LA » and is nominated Director of Renaissance Society in Chicago.