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Shamim M. Momin

Shamim M. Momin is the Director, Curator, and co-founder of LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division), a non-profit public art organization committed to curating site- and situation-specific contemporary art projects in Los Angeles and beyond. LAND was founded in 2009 and has since presented over sixty discreet exhibitions and programs with contemporary artists. Momin’s most recent large-scale projects include The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project (2013-2015): a series of artist-produced billboards and activations that will unfold along Interstate 10 Freeway from Florida to California; Wildflowering L.A. (2013-2014), a native wildflower seed planting initiative throughout Los Angeles County by artist Fritz Haeg; Painting in Place (2013), a group exhibition of contemporary painting presented in the historic Farmers and Merchants Bank in Downtown Los Angeles; Perpetual Conceptual: Echoes of Eugenia Butler (2012), an exhibition about Eugenia Butler Gallery as part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980; and Nothing Beside Remains (2011-2012), a multi-site, multi-artist exhibition in Marfa, TX. 

Previous to founding LAND, Momin was Associate Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art where she co-curated both the 2008 and 2004 Whitney Biennial exhibitions, as well as numerous solo exhibitions. As Branch Director and Curator of the former Whitney Museum at Altria, she was responsible for organizing exhibitions and commissioning more than fifty new projects by emerging artists for both solo and thematic presentations.

Photo courtesy of Ramona Rosales

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Will Boys Be Boys?: Questioning Adolescent Masculinity in Contemporary Art

Will Boys Be Boys? examines the nature of adolescent masculinity in art from the past five years.

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