Krzysztof Candrowicz


Diane Smyth


Guest Room is a monthly online exhibition with open submissions curated in real-time by personalities from the international photography scene.

Shoair Mavlian

Curator - December 2016

Shoair Mavlian is a curator at Tate Modern, London, focusing primarily on photography. Shoair researches acquisitions for the international collection whilst curating exhibitions and displays across Tate Modern. She curated the major exhibition The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection (Tate Modern, 2016), Conflict, Time, Photography (Tate Modern, 2014) and the collaborative exhibition Project Space: A Chronicle of Interventions (Tate Modern and TEOR/éTica, Costa Rica, 2014). Shoair has also worked on many of the photography displays of the permanent collection across Tate Modern including New Documentary Forms (2011), Lewis Baltz and Carl Andre (2012), Harry Callahan (2013), Charlotte Posenenske and Ursula Schulz-Dornburg (2014) and Close Up: Identity and the Photographic Portrait (2015). Her independent writing is regularly published in magazines and recent independent curatorial projects include the exhibition Don McCullin: Looking Beyond the Edge (Arles 2016) and In flux (Kanellopoulos Cultural Centre, Greece, 2015).

Shoair has a background in fine art photography practice and the history of photography focusing on the twentieth century. She has a strong interest in photography relating to conflict and memory, Central and Latin American photography and emerging contemporary practice.

Selection by Shoair Mavlian


December 21, 2016

Werner Fleischmann Triple, Schnaittach, Germany, 2016
Luis Alberto Rodriguez Josh and Jermaine., Frankfurt, Germany, 2015

December 20, 2016

Stefanie Schmid Rincon Toystories, Pennsylvania, Usa, 2016
Bo Alessandro plate 1, San Miguel De Allende, Mexico, 2016

December 19, 2016

Nad-e-ali Cola on the wall, Walled City Lahore, Pakistan , 2016
Panos Kefalos saints., Athens,greece, 2013

December 18, 2016

Isaac Blease Nathan Chellah, Manda Wanga, 2015
Riccardo Banfi Tigre (from I found myself in Guwahati), Guwahati, 2015

December 17, 2016

Sergey Novikov Kuz'kina Mat', Zato, 2015
Andrea S. Neri Saluggia - Various Nuclear Sites, Trino - Italy, 2015

December 16, 2016

Mariusz Drezniak Surface tension, Universe, 2016
Vedad Divovic Tito, Bunker, Konjic, Bih, 2016

December 15, 2016

Cooperativa De Fotógrafos Sub La resistencia II, Buenos Aires, 2003
Mikhail Grebenshchikov Through the Looking-Glass, Russia, Moscow, 2012

December 14, 2016

Toby Binder Belfast running, Belfast, 2010
Neal Mcqueen BREAD, Idomeni - Greece, 2016

December 13, 2016

Jonathan Llense Untitled-El uno sin el otro , México D.f., 2014
Jaime Travezan Car, Albania, 1999

December 12, 2016

David David Southwood untitled 2, Katse Dam, Lesotho, 2015
Melissa Arras El Dorado, Calais, France , 2015

December 11, 2016

Alejandra Alejandra Carles-tol Julia, Providence, Rhode Island, 2014
Helen Korpak Anna, 2016

December 10, 2016

Ulla Ulla Deventer Beyoncé / I've Never Been Big sick, Antwerp, Belgium, 2015
Can Dagarslani Serenity, Dessau, Bauhaus, 2016

December 09, 2016

Max Slobodda ohne titel, Köln, 2016
Lee Saloutos Abandoned Court House, Belmont NV, #20, Belmont, Nv (us), 2010

December 08, 2016

Patrick Patrick Sean Quinn Happy Holidays 4, Forest Lawn Cemetery Hollywood, 2013