Yasmina Reggad graduated in History from the Sorbonne University. She is an independent curator based in London and works internationally. Recent projects include ‘Ce n’est pas du sang, c’est du rouge’ with Gohar Dashti and Shilpa Gupta (March 2012), and ‘Mitosis’ with Jonny Briggs (April 2012), both for the White Project Gallery in Paris.
She is the director and founder of Photo-Festivals for which she initiated and presently curates artist residencies (Crossing Point), development and public programmes.
Yasmina’s passionate promotion of the photo festival culture and in particular the photo collectives has resulted in a series of notable collaborations including Paraty em Foco in Brazil, the WPO’s London Festival, Format International Photography Festival and Brighton Photo Fringe in the UK, Lodz Fotofestiwal in Poland and nofound_photofair in France.
Yasmina Reggad is regularly called upon to participate in panel discussions and talks for organisations and galleries such as the Delfina Foundation, the National Photography Symposium, Cornerhouse in the UK, Casa Tomada in Brazil or the Sharjah Art Foundation March Meeting in the UAE. In addition to judging and nominating for Fondation Blachère Prize at Bamako Biennial, Pictet Prize, London Festival of Photography Award 2012, Google & Saatchi Students Award 2012, International Street Photography Award 2011, she also reviews portfolio internationally.
She is a Co-Founder of the Photo Forum Beirut (Lebanon) and a member of the curatorial board of Paraty em Foco (Brazil). Since January 2012, she is the co-ordinator of /A.R.I.A/ Artist Residency in Algiers established by visual artist Zineb Sedira.