Hammad Nasar is a curator, researcher and writer based in London. He is Executive Director of the Stuart Hall Foundation, and Senior Research Fellow at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (Yale University), where he co-leads (with Sarah Turner) the London, Asia project. He co-founded (with Anita Dawood) the London-based arts organisation Green Cardamom (2004-12), and was Head of Research & Programmes at Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong (2012-16).
He was a Fellow of the Clore Leadership Programme (2006/7). He has curated or co-curated numerous exhibitions internationally, including: ‘Lines of Control: Partition as a Productive Space’ (2005-2013); ‘Excessive Enthusiasm: Ha Bik Chuen and the Archive as Practice’ (2015); ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play’ – the UAE’s national pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale (2017) and ‘Speech Acts: Reflection-Imagination-Repetition’ at Manchester Art Gallery (2018-19).