Larry Ossei-Mensah is a Susanne Feld Hilberry Senior Curator at MOCAD and Co-Founder of ARTNOIR. With almost two decades of experience working with high-profile companies, including Sony Music, FOX, Carat Media, and Viacom, Ossai-Mensah focuses on the social and cultural impact of the arts. Ossai-Mensah has written for publications like NeueJournal, Uptown, and Whitewall Magazine, and has published profiles and curated exhibitions on famous and critically-acclaimed artists. He is a co-founder of ARTNOIR, a global collective engaging cultural creatives. He currently co-chairs Russell Simmons’s RUSH Artist Advisory Board, and will be the 2017 Art Omi Critic-in-Residence.