Ryan Inouye is associate curator of Sharjah Biennial 12. From 2010 – 2013, he worked as assistant curator and curatorial assistant at the New Museum, New York, where he focused on the 2012 New Museum Triennial, The Ungovernables, and the Museum
as Hub initiative. He organised the projects Museum as Hub: Center for Historical Reenactments: After-after Tears (2013) and
Museum as Hub: Steffani Jemison and Jamal Cyrus: Alpha’s Bet Is Not Over Yet! with Ethan Swan (2011) as well as residencies with
Chimurenga, Cape Town (2013) and Desire Machine Collective, Guwahati, India (2013). Prior to the New Museum, Inouye was
curatorial assistant at REDCAT, Los Angeles (2006 – 2010). He has written on the work of Abraham Cruzvillegas, Iman Issa, Invisible Borders, Lee Kit, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and others. He lives and works in Sharjah.