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Tohme, Christine

Christine Tohme is curator of Sharjah Biennial 13, which opens on March 10, 2017.

Founding Director of Ashkal Alwan, Beirut

Tohme, Christine
Abuarafeh, Noor

Abuarafeh, Noor

Artist, Writer

Noor Abuarafeh’s works explore imagination and history, focusing on how history is documented, read and perceived as well as the possibility of using imagination and history to predict the future.

Al Saadi, Abdullah

Al Saadi, Abdullah

Artist

Abdullah Al Saadi’s work ranges from painting, drawing and the creation of lengthy artists’ notebooks to the collection and systematic categorisation of found objects and the invention of new alphabets.

Aliocha Imhoff and Kantuta Quirós

Aliocha Imhoff and Kantuta Quirós

Speaker

Aliocha Imhoff and Kantuta Quirós are art theorists, curators and founders of the curatorial platform Le peuple qui manque [A People is Missing].

Amrouche, Pierre

Amrouche, Pierre

Speaker

Poet, essayist and photographer Pierre Amrouche is a specialist in African art and tribal arts as well as an expert in public art sales. Member of a Berber family from Kabylia, he is also very involved in Kabyle culture.

Bassene, Kemi

Bassene, Kemi

Speaker

Kemi Bassene is a photographer, musicologist and cultural critic who explores fragments of African cultures to identify intersections with cultures outside Africa and ways Africans are viewed internationally.

Bilong, Nadine

Bilong, Nadine

Speaker

Nadine Bilong is a curator and arts professional who focuses on performance art.

Boulbina, Seloua Luste

Boulbina, Seloua Luste

Speaker

Seloua Luste Boulbina is a philosopher and theorist of decolonisation who is interested in the political, intellectual and artistic dimensions of colonialism and postcolonialism.

Diouf, Malik

Diouf, Malik

Speaker

Malik Diouf is an academic and researcher specialising in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

El Ali, Haidar

El Ali, Haidar

Speaker

Haidar El Ali is an ecologist, documentary filmmaker and Senegalese government minister.

Fall, Papa Demba

Fall, Papa Demba

Speaker

Papa Demba Fall is a researcher whose interests centre on African, and particularly Senegalese, migrations.

Heller, Charles

Heller, Charles

Speaker

Charles Heller is a filmmaker and researcher whose work has a long-standing focus on the politics of migration and aesthetic practice within and at the borders of Europe.

Madani, Rachida

Madani, Rachida

Speaker

A lifelong political activist, Rachida Madani is a poet, novelist and painter.

Öz, Zeynep

Öz, Zeynep

Speaker, curator

Zeynep Öz is an independent curator whose interests lie in the process of artistic production, and co-founder of SPOT.

Pezzani, Lorenzo

Pezzani, Lorenzo

Speaker

Lorenzo Pezzani is an architect and researcher whose work deals with the spatial politics and visual cultures of migration, with a particular focus on the geography of the ocean.

Rab, Samia

Rab, Samia

Speaker

Samia Rab is an architect and professor of urban design.

Sow, Ibrahima

Sow, Ibrahima

Speaker

Professor Ibrahima Sow is a philosopher, researcher and writer interested in the role the imaginary and maraboutage [sorcery and magic practices] in Senegalese life.

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