• Residency period: Winter 2023-2024
  • Individual Residency

Suzy Halajian is a curator and writer based in Los Angeles and is Executive Director and Curator at JOAN. Her work begins at the intersection of art and politics, treating image making as steeped in colonial pasts and modern surveillance states. She has curated projects at LACE, ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, Hammer Museum, Human Resources (HRLA), (all LA); Oregon Contemporary, Portland; Kunstverein, Amsterdam; Sursock Museum, Beirut; and UKS, Oslo. Halajian serves on the Programming Committee of HRLA. She is a recipient of the Arts Writers Grant for the collaborative journal Georgia and Curatorial Research Fellowship from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Her writing has been published by ArtEast, BOMB, X-TRA, Ibraaz, among others. Halajian is a PhD candidate at the University of California, Santa Cruz.