curator & public programmer, Amsterdam Museum
Imara Limon is curator & public programmer at the Amsterdam Museum, where she curated the exhibition ‘Zwart Amsterdam’ (Black Amsterdam) in 2016. With a background in Contemporary Art, Museology and Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam, her focus is on legacies of the Dutch colonial past in the Netherlands.
She is curating an exhibition programme with The Black Archives (november 2017), as well as setting up New Narratives; interactive museum tours from diverse perspectives that reconsider the narratives told by the institution.
Limon was part of the New World summit team founded by artist Jonas Staal, and she was the manager of Frontier Imaginaries, founded by curator Vivian Ziherl, with international exhibitions and publications.
She recently co-curated and coordinated ‘Nieuw Amsterdams Peil’ (2017), a collaborative project with curator Alessandro Vincentelli (Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art) and six Amsterdam galleries. She is an advisor at the Mondriaan Fund and the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK).
Imara Limon spoke at MuseumNext Rotterdam in 2017.
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