Selene Wendt

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Biography

 Selene Wendt is an independent curator, writer, and founder of The Global Art Project, which was established to promote contemporary art across geographic borders, with particular focus on artists from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa.
 
She has extensive experience curating international exhibitions, each with accompanying publications, including Shirin Neshat Beyond Orientalism; Ghada Amer Reading Between the Threads; Liza Lou Leaves of Glass; and Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons Mil Maneras Para Decir Adios, to name a few. Important thematic exhibitions include Art Through the Eye of the Needle (Henie Onstad, 1999), A Doll’s House (Henie Onstad, 2002), Postcards from Cuba: A Selection from the 8th Havana Biennial (Henie Onstad, 2004), Island Revolution: The History of Jamaican Music from Ska to Reggae (a special collaboration with the Experience Music Project, Seattle for Henie Onstad, 2004), Equatorial Rhythms (co-curated with Khwezi Gule, The Stenersen Museum, 2006), Beauty and Pleasure in South African Contemporary Art  (The Stenersen Museum, 2009), The Storytellers: Narratives in International Contemporary Art (curated in collaboration with Gerardo Mosquera, The Stenersen Museum, 2012, and El Museo de Arte del Banco de la Republica, Bogota, Colombia, 2013), Mind the Map (Punkt Ø, Galleri F 15, Jeløya, Norway, 2014), Jamaican Routes (Punkt Ø, Galleri F 15, Jeløya, Norway, 2016), The Art of Storytelling (Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016), and Orhan Pamuk: The Art of Fiction (The Museum of Cultural History, Oslo, Norway, 2017). 
 
She writes regularly for international publications and art journals such as NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art.
 
www.theglobalartproject.no