Talk : 10 September 2019 17:00 – 18:30

Meet Sadya Mizan

Please join us for a talk with OCA ISP, Sadya Mizan, curator and researcher from Dhaka, Bangladesh, and founding director of URONTO Artists Community.

This event is part of OCA's mezzanine programme.

Tuesday, 10 September

Free and open to the public, but space is limited.

Please RSVP to

Office for Contemporary Art Norway
Nedre gate 7
0551 Oslo

Sadya Mizan is an independent curator and researcher in Bangladesh. She is the founder and Director of URONTO Artists Community (2012) which develops programmes on interactive storytelling, research-based documentation and cultural exchange through art. She is also the founder of Art Initiatives Bangladesh (AIB) since 2018 - a networking platform for aesthetics and practice.

Completing her Post-Graduation in Graphic Design from the Faculty of Fine art, University of Dhaka- BD, Mizan has been involved in various fields as a coordinator, creative director and project director in Bangladesh. Mizan has been a Dhaka based contributing researcher for the Asia Art Archive-Delhi. She is a member of the Artist-Led-Initiatives forum by Samdani Art Foundation and is honoured as one of the potential Arts-Managers from South Asian regions by the Art Think South Asia Fellowship (ATSA).

Being nominated for a research grant by the Foundation for Art Initiatives (FfAI), her recent research is looking into strategic planning, inclusiveness and accessibility of art organisation models based in South Africa, South America (Colombia) and USA (New York); now extended to Germany and Norway.