Arthur Steiner

Art Curator,

New Silk Roads

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Arthur Steiner is a cultural entrepreneur, strategist, and art curator with a passion for driving social impact. As a co-founder of New Silk Roads, an innovative social impact agency operating across Cairo, Tunis, and Amsterdam, Arthur collaborates with artists, cultural entrepreneurs, philosophers, art collectors, and impact investors to pioneer bold and creative solutions for the challenges and opportunities of the future.

With a background in philanthropy, Arthur previously served as a grantmaker and strategic advisor for various organizations, including Hivos, where he led the global grantmaking program on art and culture. During his tenure, he established Digital Earth, a groundbreaking research fellowship supporting artists and designers worldwide through educational initiatives, decentralized residencies, and public programs. Arthur is also known for his role as a co-initiator and editor of influential books like Vertical Atlas and for curating engaging art exhibitions and programs.