Yaelle Amir is the Curator at Newspace Center for Photography, where she manages the exhibitions and public programs. Yaelle has worked as a curator and researcher for over a decade, focusing primarily on socially-engaged photography, video, and installation, with an emphasis on community engagement. She has held curatorial and research positions at major institutions including the International Center of Photography, Museum of Modern Art, and New York University's Institute of Fine Arts. She has curated exhibitions at numerous nonprofit institutions across the U.S. such as Artists Space, CUE Art Foundation, Center for Book Arts, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Franklin Street Works, ISE Cultural Foundation, Marginal Utility, and the Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University, among others. She is the recipient of several curatorial fellowships and awards by national organizations including The Luminary in St. Louis, BRIC Media in Brooklyn and the Art & Law Program in New York.
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