Nadim Samman is a curator and art historian based in Berlin. He read Philosophy at University College London before receiving his PhD from the Courtauld Institute of Art. He co-founded the 1st Antarctic Biennale ( 2017 ) and the Antarctic Pavilion ( Venice, 2015 ). In 2016 he curated the 5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, and in 2012 the 4th Marrakech Biennale ( with Carson Chan ). Other significant projects include Treasure of Lima: A Buried Exhibition ( a unique site-specific exhibition on the remote Pacific island of Isla del Coco ) and Rare Earth ( at Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna ).