International Studio Programme : August - September 2019

Sadya Mizan

Sadya Mizan is an independent curator and researcher in Bangladesh. She is the founder and Director of URONTO Artists Community (2012) which does 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 aesthetical 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 also is awarded 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 Foundation for Art Initiatives (FfAI), her recent research is looking into strategical planning, inclusiveness and accessibility of Art Organization models based in South Africa, South America (Colombia) and New York. Further extended in Germany and Norway too.