Aram Moshayedi

24 Nov 2020

Aram Moshayedi is a writer and the Robert Soros senior curator at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, where he most recently organized the exhibition and publication Lifes. Other exhibitions include Paul McCarthy: Head Space, Drawings 1963–2019 (with Connie Butler), Stories of Almost Everyone; Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only (with Hamza Walker), and All the Instruments Agree: An Exhibition or a Concert. Since joining the Hammer in 2013, Moshayedi has curated projects by artists Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Marwa Arsanios, Andrea Bowers, Andrea Büttner, Tita Cicognani, Simon Denny, Mario Garcia Torres, Shadi Habib Allah, Maria Hassabi, Jasmina Metwaly, Ho Tzu Nyen, Oliver Payne and Keiichi Tanaami, and Avery Singer. He was formerly associate curator at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT), where he organized exhibitions and oversaw the production of new works by Tony Cokes, Geoffrey Farmer, Erlea Maneros Zabala, The Otolith Group, Slavs and Tatars, Jordan Wolfson, and Ming Wong. He has contributed to numerous exhibition catalogues as well as to Artforum, Art in America, BOMB Magazine, Frieze, Metropolis M, Parkett, X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, and Bidoun, for which he is a contributing editor. Moshayedi served as a Center panelist for Performance in 2022 and 2020.