Nur Shkembi

Shkembi, Nur

Nur Shkembi is a Melbourne based curator and writer. Nur has produced and curated over 150 events, exhibitions and community engagement projects, including You Am I, the first nationwide annual exhibition of contemporary Australian Muslim artists. Nur was part of the core team which established the Islamic Museum of Australia, serving as the museum’s inaugural Art Director, Exhibitions Manager and foundation Curator. She has served on numerous boards and committees including as a Commissioner for the Creative State Commissions at Creative Victoria. Nur is also a founding member of eleven, a collective of contemporary Muslim Australian artists, curators. Nur holds a Masters from the Victorian College of the Arts and is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Art History at the University of Melbourne where she is undertaking research in contemporary Islamic art.