Shabbir Hussain Mustafa

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Shabbir Hussain Mustafa

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First Name

Shabbir Hussain

Surname or Business Name

Mustafa

Years Affiliated

2015/2016

Affiliation

National Gallery Singapore

Birthplace

Sri Lanka

Occupation

Senior Curator

Biographical Text

Shabbir Hussain Mustafa is Senior Curator at the National Gallery Singapore, where he researches art from Singapore and Southeast Asia, and leads the curatorial team overseeing the Singapore Gallery, a permanent exhibition space that surveys art in Singapore from the 19th century to the present. He was formerly a curator at the National University of Singapore Museum (NUS Museum), where his curatorial practice centered on the deployment of archival materials to engage different modes of thinking and writing, whilst opening the archive to the varied struggles of perception and reading. Amongst Shabbir Hussain Mustafa’s numerous exhibition projects, he was the curator of Camping and Tramping through The Colonial Archive: The Museum in Malaya (2011), and an initiator of a new project space at NUS Museum titled Prep Room - Things That May or May Not Happen (2011). Most recently, he curated In Search of Raffles’ Light: an art project with Charles Lim (2013). He has written extensively about curatorial methodologies and practices in Singapore, and is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA).

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Citation

“Shabbir Hussain Mustafa,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed September 24, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/533.