Sara Raza is a London based writer and curator and is a curator of public programmes at Tate Modern and editor for Art AsiaPacific magazine for the region of West and Central Asia. Her interests are in performance and performativity in relation to the built environment and monumental culture and she has lectured internationally at: San Jose State University, USA; ZKM, Karlsruhe Germany; Brown University, USA; Bishkek Museum of Fine Art, Kyrgyzstan; Queen Mary University, London; Westminster University, London and Tate Modern. She has also written for ArtReview, Bidoun, Artkrush, Contemporary, Edition5 (Switzerland), Tavoos (Iran), Nparadoxa and ArteEast as well as the 51st Venice Biennial Afghan Pavilion catalogue (2005), Helsinki Photography Festival (2005); Sweeny Gallery University of California, Riverside (2004); 2nd International Bishkek Contemporary Art Exhibition (2005) and Fonds Regional DArt Contemporain De Lorraine (2007).