Selene Wendt is an independent curator, writer, and founder of The Global Art Project. The importance of music and literature in relation to contemporary art has been a recurring theme throughout her curatorial practice and ongoing research. She has curated many exhibitions, including Shirin Neshat Beyond Orientalism; Ghada Amer Reading Between the Threads; Liza Lou Leaves of Glass and Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons Mil Maneras Para Decir Adios, to name only a few. Recent thematic group exhibitions include The Storytellers: Narratives in International Contemporary Art; Mind the Map, and Jamaican Routes, as well as The Art of Storytelling, which took place at Niteroi Contemporary Art Museum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She has written and edited numerous exhibition catalogues and books and writes regularly for art journals such as NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art. For more information please see the website