Nur Hanim Mohamed Khairuddin

Nur Hanim Mohamed Khairuddin is an artist and independent curator based in Ipoh, Perak in Malaysia. She graduated with a BFA from MARA University of Technology (UiTM), Malaysia in 1994 and has participated in numerous exhibitions locally and internationally. From 1996 to 2010, she was a curator at Perak Arts Foundation, and was responsible for organising the annual multi-disciplinary International Ipoh Arts Festival (1996-2000). As a freelance curator, she has curated solo exhibitions for prominent Malaysian artists such as Raja Shahriman Raja Aziddin and Ali Rahamad. She was also responsible for the curation of two major retrospectives, namely Raj’aah: Sulaiman Esa (2011) and Bumi Larangan: Zulkifli Dahlan (2017), both of which were held at the National Art Gallery, Malaysia. In 2014, she spearheaded the archiving team for the Ismail Hashim Estate. She was an associate curator for the 5th edition of the Singapore Biennale (Singapore) and the Kuandu Biennale (Taiwan) in 2016.

Nur Hanim, together with Beverly Yong, is the co-editor-in-chief for the four-volume Narratives in Malaysian Art, and currently one of the directors for the Malaysian Art Archive & Research Support (MARS) in Kuala Lumpur. She was a member of the Industry Advisory Panel of the Cultural Economic Development Agency (CENDANA) in 2018/2019.

She is currently the General Manager of PORT, a creative agency under the Perak state government.