Simon Sheikh is a curator and critic who lives and works in Berlin and Copenhagen. He is Assistant Professor of Art Theory and a Coordinator of the Critical Studies Program, Malmö Art Academy in Sweden. He was director of Overgaden – Institute for Contemporary Art in Copenhagen, 1999–2002 and Curator at NIFCA, Helsinki, 2003–2004. He was also editor of the magazine Øjeblikket 1996–2000, and a member of the project group GLOBE 1993–2000, as well as editor of OE critical readers series, published by b_books Berlin. Sheikh curated numerous exhibitions and his texts are widely published in various periodicals such as Afterall, AnArchitectur, Springerin, and Texte zur Kunst.