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Noam Segal is an independent curator and researcher based in Brooklyn, NY. She holds a Ph.D. in hermeneutics and culture studies (Bar Ilan University) and a BA in Philosophy and Political Science (Tel Aviv University). Her practice is focused on curating and producing new media and performance. Segal’s work deals with the intersection of the digital, political and social in contemporary art, as well as colonial legacies and the communal modalities that counter these histories of exploitation.
Segal has collaborated with international art institutions such as the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center (Washington, D.C.); Palais de Tokyo (Paris); Performa (NYC); the Brooklyn Academy of Music; the Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago); Tel Aviv Museum of Art; MoCo Contemporain (Montpellier, France); Castello di Rivoli (Turin); Kunstverein Nürnberg; Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art (Berlin); and CCA (Tel Aviv), among others.
She was the curator of the 2020 Aurora Biennial (Dallas, TX), is currently curating a project for FRONT International 2022, Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, and is part of the curatorial team for the 12th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art (June 11 – September 18, 2022).
Segal was a Visiting Scholar at the Tisch School of the Arts in the department of Performance Studies. She is currently a faculty member in the Curatorial Studies department at the School of Visual Arts in NYC and a visiting faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University in the Department of Painting and Printmaking. She has held positions in curatorial studies, painting, photography, and art education at Bezalel Academy, Hamidrasha School of Art, and Minshar School of Art.