Siavash Minoukadeh
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Siavash Minoukadeh

Freelance curator and producerBristol, United Kingdom
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Siavash Minoukadeh

Freelance curator and producerBristol, United Kingdom
About me
Bristol and London based curator and freelance programmer. Write and edit a little as well. Particularly interested in how the arts can interact with communities and identities. Also overcaffeinated. If you like what you see then do get in touch!
Projects
  • Rife Residency
    Rife ResidencyOver the summer of 2021, I was a resident content creator at Rife, Watershed's magazine in Bristol. Over the course of my time there, I created social media content to encourage vaccine take-up amongst young people, promoted upcoming events and produced a video interview with local creatives.
  • Regenerate
    RegenerateA free online exhibition of the work of the Barbican's Young Visual Arts Group.
  • Bristol, Britain and Beyond 2021
    Bristol, Britain and Beyond 2021A week-long festival of talks, run by Epigram, the University of Bristol's student newspaper featuring leading academics and journalists discussing some of the major issues facing us today. The festival's production was led by me.
  • SCENE Interviews
    SCENE InterviewsA series of interviews with young filmmakers, organised by the BFI Film Academy, held over Instagram live
  • What's Stopping Young People Getting Into the Film Industry?
    What's Stopping Young People Getting Into the Film Industry?As part of the BFI Young Programmer scheme, I co-programmed a panel discussion on the barriers disadvantaged young people face when trying to get a career in the film and TV industry and what can be done to help undo these issues.
  • 'A View at Once So Lofty and So Banal'
    'A View at Once So Lofty and So Banal'An exhibition of four young artists, linked by their approach to the ordinary and everyday. Co-curated by me.
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Work history
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    Social Media & Content Creator, BFI Film Academy South-WestWatershed Arts Trust
    Bristol, United KingdomFreelance
    A part-time freelance role involving creating graphics, copy and planning for the BFI Film Academy's regional South-West hub, based in Watershed. Alongside launching and expanding the project's digital audience, my role also involves supporting with the launch of the project and delivery of individual events through responsibilities including populating the website, feeding into long-term planning meetings and providing general support
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    Young ProgrammerBFI Film Academy
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I currently work as a freelancer for the BFI Film Academy's Young Programming team, with a focus on young and emerging filmmakers. My main role involves some of the weekly SCENE interviews on Instagram Live with young filmmakers. This has involved researching the films and filmmakers, conducting a pre-interview conversation and ensuring the technical side of the interview will run smoothly. Some of the other projects I have been involved with in this role includes helping to create promotional content to advertise the Film Academy's Future Film Festival's events programme.
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Skills
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Project Management
  • Creative Non-fiction
  • Events Programming
  • Curation
Education
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    Liberal ArtsUniversity of Bristol
     - Bristol, United Kingdom
    BA (Hons) 1st, major in History of Art
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    A LevelsHaberdashers' Aske's School
     - Elstree, United Kingdom