Roya Khadjavi Projects
Roya Khadjavi is an independent curator and cultural producer based in New York. She has largely focused on the work of young Iranian artists working both in Iran and beyond its borders, seeking not only to support their artistic endeavors but to also facilitate awareness and cultural dialogue between artistic communities. Since 2008, she has actively led exhibition committee efforts to show the art of the Middle East for institutions including the Guggenheim Museum and the Asia Society, where she sat on the steering committee of the critically acclaimed exhibit Iran Modern (2013). Khadjavi co-founded the Institute of International Education’s Iran Opportunities Fund, and currently serves as president of the board of New York based non-profit Art in General. For her pioneering efforts to advance, support, and promote international education she has been honored with the Women’s Global Leadership Award by the Institute of International Education, and an Order of Academic (Chevalier dans L’Ordre des Palmes Académiques), by the French Minister of Education.