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Diana Nawi is an independent curator based in Los Angeles and the Co-Artistic Director of Prospect.5, New Orleans. Her 2019 projects include Michael Rakowitz: Dispute between the Tamarisk and the Date Palm at REDCAT, Los Angeles, and Terence Price II: Dancing in the Absence of Pain at ArtCenter/South Florida, Miami. Nawi previously served as Associate Curator at Pérez Art Museum Miami where she organized exhibitions with artists including Yael Bartana, Nicole Cherubini, John Dunkley, Adler Guerrier, Iman Issa, Bouchra Khalili, LOS JAICHACKERS, and Nari Ward. Her writing has appeared in publications for the Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, MOCA GA, Marrakech Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum Villa Stuck, National Gallery of Jamaica, New Museum, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Studio Museum of Harlem, among others.