Curator; Choreographer; Senior Program Manager, Open Society Foundations for the Arts Exchange New York City, USA

Rashida Bumbray

Rashida Bumbray was guest curator of Creative Time’s public art exhibition Funk, God, Jazz, and Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn (2014), Associate Curator at The Kitchen (2006-2012), and Curatorial Assistant at The Studio Museum in Harlem (2001-2006). She has organized exhibitions and commissions of work by Leslie Hewitt, Simone Leigh, Sanford Biggers, and Adam Pendleton, among others. Her choreography draws from traditional African American vernacular and folk forms and has been presented at such spaces as Summerstage, Harlem Stage, and Project Row Houses. In 2014, she was nominated for the Bessie Award for Outstanding Emerging Choreography.