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" When reality ends... Imagination begins " Ryan Lanji is a visionary curator specialising in genre busting shows, which explore the intersection of art, beauty and fashion while capturing the zeitgeist in our contemporary society. Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, Ryan was the orchestrator behind ‘By Invitation Only’ (2009), a visual journey of fashion reportage by the late fashion photographer Virgina Leeming. He was only nineteen years old and the exhibition sparked his career in curation, which included luxury fashion houses Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Christian Lacroix, and Valentino as his exhibition subjects. In 2011, his talent moved him to London where he was the brainchild behind NAILPHILIA, London’s first Nail Art Exhibition - which received global acclaim in Fashion, Art and Beauty. NAILPHILIA showcased the nail industries top nail artists in the UK, exhibiting their nail art in the context of fine contemporary art. NAILPHILIA also brought on board fashion collaborations and even fashion photographer Nick Knight & Marian Newman unveiled the exclusive SHOWstudio film ‘NAILED’ within the pioneering exhibition. Ryan has since curated fashion Photographer Mari Sarai’s 2011 exhibition NAKED, paper & accessories designer Fred Butler’s SS13 presentation and Dash Magazine’s first and second issue launch. More recently Ryan began collaborating on fashion and art project ‘_HOUSE OF_’ with London stylist Kim Howells, and curating HALF•TONE by Photographer Jez Tozer. By the end of 2012 Ryan has not only collaborated with London’s finest in art and fashion, but his exhibitions have been seen in global and national press including British Vogue, Dazed and Confused, iD, The Guardian, Time Out, SHOWstudio and Stylist magazine. As a curator, Ryan Lanji believes in amplifying the bridge between fashion and art through the medium of beauty. As his approach, name and style all bloom, he now sets his sights on more audacious and elaborate projects; thus moving closer to a future in which pushes how we view, experience and classify art. cu·ra·tor (ky-rtr, kyr-tr) n. One who manages or oversees, as the administrative director of a museum collection or a library. Ryan Lanji is available for all bespoke exhibitions, and curatorial collaborations. His vision and ability to blend genres sets a unique tone for every exhibition undertaken -
Freelance Curator in Fashion & Art. Consultation and Creative Production