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Salma Tuqan Appointed Director of Nottingham Contemporary

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Salma Tuqan. Image credit Rafael Ortega

Salma Tuqan. Photography by Rafael Ortega

Curator Salma Tuqan has been appointed as the new director of Nottingham Contemporary and will take up the position in March 2023. Currently the deputy director of Delfina Foundation, where she has been working to develop engagement with the Middle East and North Africa, she has led an illustrious career in the arts, as the Contemporary Middle East curator at the V&A, co-curator of the 2018 Jameel Prize, head of artists’ projects at Art Dubai and exhibition coordinator of Palestine’s first participation at the Venice Biennale in 2009.