List of Participants

Tarek Abou El Fetouh (curator)
John Akomfrah (artist and filmmaker)
Rheim Alkadhi (artist)
Noora Al Mualla (Curator of Modern Arab Art, Sharjah Art Foundation)
Monira Al Qadiri (artist)
Hoor Al Qasimi (Director, Sharjah Art Foundation)
Saira Ansari (Researcher, Sharjah Art Foundation)
Rasheed Araeen (artist)
Marwa Arsanios (artist)
Mohammad Ali Atassi (Director, Bidayyat)
Sarnath Banerjee (artist, writer and graphic novelist)
Daniel Blanga Gubbay (Researcher and Curator, Aleppo.eu)
Yaminay Chaudhri (artist and Co-founder, Tentative Collective)
Ali Cherri (artist)
Manuel de Rivero (Co-founder, Supersudaca)
Manthia Diawara (University Professor and Director, Institute of African American Affairs, New York University)
Mona El Mousfy (Founder and Managing Director, SpaceContinuum)
Shilpa Gupta (artist)
Ayesha Hameed (artist and Lecturer, Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths College)
Dale Harding (artist)
Salah Hassan (Goldwin Smith Professor and Director, Institute for Comparative Modernities, Cornell University)
Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim (artist)
Saba Innab (artist and architect)
Eungie Joo (Curator of Contemporary Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art)
Butheina Kazim (Co-founder, Cinema Akil)
Maha Maamoun (artist)
Ahmed Mater (artist)
Almagul Menlibayeva (artist)
Sally Mizrachi (Co-founder, lugar a dudas)
Naeem Mohaiemen (artist)
Paribartana Mohanty (artist)
Aram Moshayedi (Curator, Hammer Museum)
Hania Mroué (Founder and Director, Metropolis Art Cinema)
Neo Muyanga (composer and musician)
Zeynep Öz (curator)
Claudia Pagès (artist)
Sharmini Pereira (Founder and Director, Raking Leaves)
Filipa Ramos (Co-curator, Vdrome)
Uzma Rizvi (Associate Professor, Anthropology and Urban Studies, Pratt Institute)
Abir Saksouk (Architect, Public Works)
Larissa Sansour (artist)
Mario Santanilla (artist)
Zineb Sedira (artist)
Wael Shawky (artist)
Reem Shilleh (Co-founder, Subversive Film)
Martine Syms (artist)
Yoshiharu Tsukamoto (Co-founder, Atelier Bow-Wow)
Alper Turan (Co-founder, DAS Art Project)
Deepak Unnikrishnan (writer)
Antonio Vega Macotela (artist)
Hajra Waheed (artist)
Ala Younis (artist and curator)

Hassan, Salah

Hassan, Salah

Speaker, Writer, Curator

Salah Hassan is Director of the Institute of Comparative Modernities, Cornell University.

Mizrachi, Sally

Mizrachi, Sally

Speaker

Sally Mizrachi is Executive Director and General Coordinator of lugar a dudas, a contemporary art center in Cali, Colombia that focuses on the intersections and borders between visual arts, cultural practices and the search for inclusive and expansive dialogue.

Öz, Zeynep

Öz, Zeynep

curator

Zeynep Öz is an independent curator.

Rizvi, Uzma

Rizvi, Uzma

Speaker

Uzma Rizvi is an anthropological archaeologist and cultural archaeologist who specializes in the third millennium BCE, creative placemaking and critical heritage studies.

Syms, Martine

Syms, Martine

Artist, speaker

Martine Syms uses video and performance to examine representations of blackness and its relationship to American situation comedy, black vernacular, feminist movements and radical traditions.

Tsukamoto, Yoshiharu

Tsukamoto, Yoshiharu

Speaker

Architect Yoshiharu Tsukamoto is the co-founder (with Momoyo Kaijima) of Atelier Bow-Wow (est. 1992), a Tokyo-based firm working in fields ranging from architectural design to urban research and the creation of public spaces based on the theory of behaviorology.

Turan, Alper

Turan, Alper

Speaker

Alper Turan is co-founder and curator of Das Art Project, a curatorial collective that aims to work outside ‘white cube’ gallery spaces.