Dorian Batycka

Dorian Batycka is a Canadian curator, art critic and DJ based in Muscat, Oman. He is currently curator at Bait Muzna for Art Film. Previously, he was assistant curator for the first ever Maldives National Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale and has contributed to numerous publications, including Art and Education, Frieze Blog, and Nero. He can be found on Twitter.

Serwan Baran, Untitled, 2020. Acrylic on canvas, 200 x 325 cm. Photography by Paul Hennebelle, courtesy of Saleh Barakat Gallery.

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