Editor and writer
Negar Azimi is the Senior Editor of Bidoun, an award-winning magazine on the arts and culture of the Middle East and its diaspora. Her writing has appeared in Artforum, Frieze, Harper’s, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, The New Yorker, and The Wall Street Journal Magazine among other places.
Azimi was a 2014-2015 fellow at the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers and a 2012 winner of the Andy Warhol Foundation’s Arts Writers Grant. She sits on the boards of Artists Space in New York, the Beirut-based Arab Image Foundation, and Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence in Istanbul. She is an advisor for the 2017 Whitney Biennial, was an advisor for the 2013 Venice Biennale, and continues to serve on Art Dubai’s curatorial advisory committee. She is at work on a book, to be published by Penguin Random House, about the 1960s and 70s in Iran.