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Sadya Mizan is an independent curator, researcher and Arts manager. One of her first and pioneering initiative is forming the Uronto artist community. Cross disciplinary creative experiments containing community engagement, social responsibility, collective intervention and oral archive played a major role in Mizan’s curatorial interests. She is the founding trustee of Art Initiative Bangladesh-AIB (2018). Has been a Dhaka based contributing researcher for Asia Art Archive-Delhi, affiliated member of Samdani Artist-Led-Initiatives forum and an Art Think South Asia (ATSA) fellow 2018-19. Currently she is associated with Rohingya Cultural Memory Center under International Organization for Migration-IOM. Her ongoing curatorial investigation is around the creative practices of womxn artists from the Global South through different methods involving digital platforms. Womyn at Work, Shilpokotha and Ora Agaro jon are some of her remarkable curatorial research in forms of online talk, virtual auction and digital interventions, resulting in a unique digital diary about creative practices by womxn artists. Her recent research was about strategic planning, sustainability, inclusiveness and accessibility of art organization models and projects in different Geo-locations covering so far South Africa, Colombia, New York, Berlin and Oslo.