SARA FORYAME


Sara Foryame (British/Nigerian) is an independent curator. Her main area of interest and research is Public Art and Cultural diplomacy (Soft Power). In particular to how institutions decision making can have short- and long-term effects on the local community's engagement and public value of museums.

Sara was the founder of Reconnecting Arts a platform that supports emerging Arab artists and facilitates cross-cultural dialogue through exhibitions, publications and workshops successfully supporting over 80 artists. For the last two years, through educational and participatory methods in the UK, she has been focusing on how to create an inclusive space for the Muslim community through intimate and large-scale exhibitions.

Sara is also a visual artist who uses imagery, sound and video to explore themes such as identity representation, faith and transculturalism. She is particularly interested in the portrayal of Muslim women in photography and how this affects the daily life of Muslim women navigating various fields and spaces.

She is currently based in Doha, Qatar and works as a curator in Public Art.


saraforyame@gmail.com

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