Gemma Sharpe is a writer and PhD candidate in Art History at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Her dissertation examines the display and reception of Pakistani art internationally between Independence and the 1990s. She has worked for Afterall, Gasworks, and the Triangle Network in London and she has an MFA in Art Writing from Goldsmiths (2010). Between 2011 and 2014 she was based in Karachi, Pakistan, where she taught at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture and worked as a Coordinator at Vasl Artists’ Collective.