List of Participants

Opening Week/Marching Meeting Artists:

Abu Hamdan, Lawrence
Aburafeh, Noor
Anestis Azas & Prodromos Tsinikoris
Atallah, Nadine (Madrassa Collective)
Attalah, Lina
Bedouin Records: Salem Rashid, SASA and uplow
Choi, Binna
Cooking Sections (Daniel Fernández Pascual & Alon Schwabe)
Demirkazık, Gökcan
DESIGN EARTH (Rania Ghosn & El Hadi Jazairy)
Dib, Roy
Elghoneimy, Ahmed
Esche, Charles
Issaa, Shahira
Kader Attia
Karkhana
Khaldi, Lara
Laru-an, Renan
Maamoun, Maha
McKee, Francis
Mohammed, Ossama
Neuman, Arjuna
Öz, Zeynep
Petrešin-Bachelez, Nataša
Raqs Media Collective
Rassel, Laurence
Safoğlu, Aykan
Torres, Mario Garcia
Younis, Ala
Younis, Kawthar

Abu Hamdan, Lawrence

Abu Hamdan, Lawrence

Lawrence Abu Hamdan is an artist, ‘private ear’ and fellow at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, The New School, New York.

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 Khalifa, Latifa

Al Khalifa, Latifa

Latifa Al Khalifa is a curator and arts manager who began her career as a diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bahrain.

Anestis Azas and Prodromos Tsinikoris

Anestis Azas and Prodromos Tsinikoris

Theatre directors

Anestis Azas and Prodromos Tsinikoris have together developed numerous plays addressing social and political issues in present-day Greece.

Atallah, Nadine

Atallah, Nadine

(Madrassa Collective)

Nadine Attallah is an art historian whose research focuses on the exhibitions of women artists from Egypt during Nasser’s time.

Attalah, Lina

Attalah, Lina

Lina Attalah is a journalist, whose work has appeared in both Egyptian and international press outlets. Her work focuses on current affairs, technology and history.

Choi, Binna

Choi, Binna

Binna Choi is a curator and researcher who focuses on notions of community, intercultural relations and alternative approaches to social critique and empowerment.

Demirkazık, Gökcan

Demirkazık, Gökcan

Curator and writer Gökcan Demirkazık will soon be moving to a new position as Research/Editorial Assistant at SALT in order to work with curator Merve Elveren, who has worked extensively on the history of contemporary culture and arts in Turkey.

DESIGN EARTH (Rania Ghosn & El Hadi Jazairy)

DESIGN EARTH (Rania Ghosn & El Hadi Jazairy)

Led by Rania Ghosn and El Hadi Jazairy. DESIGN EARTH is a design-research practice that examines the geographies of technological systems in connection with, for example, energy, trash, water and agriculture to open up aesthetic and political concerns for architecture and urbanism.

Ahmed Elghoneimy’s work as a filmmaker revolves around interpersonal tensions between various archetypal protagonists, such as sons and fathers, victims and perpetrators, bullies and friends, ideologies and those who act on them.

Karkhana

Karkhana

Karkhana’s lineup features artists from Beirut, Cairo and Istanbul whose individual projects echo a shared interest in sonic exploration.

Khaldi, Lara

Khaldi, Lara

Curator

Independent curator Lara Khaldi works with fiction as a genre and way to transcend time and space.

Laru-an, Renan

Laru-an, Renan

Renan Laru-an is a researcher, a curator and the founding director of Philippine-based DiscLab – Research and Criticism, a multidisciplinary platform and ‘virtual’ organisation for critical writing, theory, discursive activities and long-term research on Philippine contemporary art, visual and network culture. He is the co-curator of the forthcoming OK.

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