Shumon Basar is a writer, editor and curator. He is co-author of “The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present” with Douglas Coupland and Hans Ulrich Obrist. His edited books include “Translated By”, “Cities from Zero” and “Hans Ulrich Obrist Interviews Volume 2”. He is Commissioner of the Global Art Forum in Dubai; Editor-at-Large of “Tank” magazine and Contributing Editor at “Bidoun” magazine; Director of the Format programme at the AA School; a member of Fondazione Prada’s Thought Council and Art Jameel’s Curatorial Council.
As of September 2018
Matthias Pintscher, conductor