Spring welcomes curator Nav Haq to a residency at Spring in November 2013.
Nav Haq is Curator at MuHKA – Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp. He was previously Exhibitions Curator at Arnolfini, Bristol, and Curator at Gasworks, London. Haq has curated numerous solo projects with artists such as Hassan Khan, Cosima von Bonin, Kerry James Marshall, Shilpa Gupta, and Kerry Tribe. Group exhibitions have included Superpower: Africa in Science Fiction (2012); Museum Show – a major historical survey of (semi-fictional) museums created by artists (2011); the two-person exhibition The Sea Wall presenting works by Haegue Yang and Felix Gonzalez-Torres (2011); Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie: Class Hegemony in Contemporary Art, co-curated with Tirdad Zolghadr (2006-09); and Contour Biennial 2007, Mechelen, Belgium. In 2014 he co-curated the major group exhibition Don’t You Know Who I Am? Art After Identity Politics at MuHKA. Haq has also contributed to numerous periodicals including Mousse, frieze, Bidoun, Kaleidoscope and Afterall Online, and is on the editorial board of the web platform L’Internationale Online (http://www.internationaleonline.org/). In 2012 he was co-recipient of the Independent Vision Award for Curatorial Achievement, awarded by Independent Curators International, New York.