Tirdad Zolghadr

 
A founding member of the Shahrzad design collective (with Shirana Shahbazi), Tirdad Zolghadr is an independent writer/curator based in Berlin. He writes for frieze and other publications, and is editor-at-large for Cabinet magazine. Zolghadr most recently organized the national pavilion of the United Arab Emirates, Venice Biennale 2009, and the long-term project Lapdogs of the Bourgeoisie (with Nav Haq). He's a curatorial advisor to the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. Zolghadr currently teaches at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College.
 
Tirdad Zolghadr - Traction
2016
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
A polemical essay targeting the moral economy of indeterminacy in contemporary art.
Tirdad Zolghadr - Solution 168-185 - America
2010
English edition
Sternberg Press - Solution
A compilation of highly entertaining “solutions,” where the objective is not the education of America so much as the pleasure of a text that purports to be just that.


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