Zmira is an independent curator and art historian with a concentration in the history of photography. After graduating from Middlebury College, she worked at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice and Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco. She earned her Master’s Degree from the Courtauld Institute in London, where she wrote on the photography of László Moholy-Nagy.
In 2014 she was awarded the Guggenheim’s Hilla Rebay International Fellowship, during which she held research positions at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York and the Museo Guggenheim Bilbao. She subsequently joined the curatorial department at Tate Modern, where she worked on collection displays and acquisitions in photography.
She is now pursuing her own research in New York while also preparing an exhibition at the Portland Museum of Art in Maine for the fall of 2017.