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Roya Amirsoleymani

I am an arts administrator, educator, and Artistic Director & Curator of Public Engagement at the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art. I co-curate contemporary and experimental performances and exhibitions, both year-round and for PICA’s annual Time-Based Art Festival (TBA), while also specializing in reimagined public programs and innovative community engagement strategies.

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Instigating Institutional Change Towards Decolonization
Essay

Instigating Institutional Change Towards Decolonization

13 April 2020

Roya Amirsoleymani and Erin Boberg Doughton of the Portland Institute of for Contemporary Art share the steps they’ve taken toward decolonizing and indigenizing the practices and curatorial processes of their organization, which have been supported by Emily Johnson and the advisory council of the Global First Nations Performance Network.