Curator and WriterTirdad Zolghadr is a curator and writer. Since 2017 he has been artistic director of the Sommerakademie Paul Klee. Curatorial work since 2004 includes biennial settings as well as long-term, research-driven efforts – most recently as associate curator at KW Institute for Contemporary Art Berlin (2016-20). Writing includes REALTY: Beyond the Traditional Blueprints of Art & Gentrification (Hatje Cantz Berlin). Ongoing work on Zolghadr’s third novel Headbanger is made possible thanks to generous support from the Foundation for Arts Initiatives.