Speakers and participants

Tarek Abou El Fetouh (curator)
Thuraya Al Baqsami (artist, writer)
Mona Al Khaja (artist)
Hisham Al Madhloum (Chairman, Sharjah Arts Collection)
Noora Al Mualla (Director of Learning and Research, Sharjah Art Foundation)
Hoor Al Qasimi (President and Director, Sharjah Art Foundation)
John Akomfrah (artist, filmmaker)
Yousif Aydabi (Cultural Advisor, Sheikh Dr Sultan Al Qasimi Centre)
Sammy Baloji (artist)
Ute Meta Bauer (Founding Director, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore and Professor, School of Art, Design and Media, NTU)
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev (Director, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art and Director, Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti)
Zarina Bhimji (artist); Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev (Director, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art and Director, Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti)
Lucrezia Cippitelli (scholar, curator)
Iftikhar Dadi (Associate Professor, History of Art and Director, South Asia Program, Cornell University)
Catherine David (Deputy Director, National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Pompidou)
Manthia Diawara (Professor, NYU, and filmmaker)
Bongiwe 'Bongi' Dhlomo–Mautloa (artist)
Anita Dube (artist, curator)
Ehab Ellaban (Director, Center of Arts Cairo)
Reem Fadda (Director, Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation)
Fehras Publishing Practices (artist collective)
Coco Fusco (artist, writer and Professor, Cooper Union School of Art)
Thembinkosi Goniwe (Assistant Professor of Art History, Rhodes University)
Hou Hanru (Artistic Director, MAXXI)
Yuko Hasegawa (Artistic director, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo and Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts)
Salah M Hassan (Director, The Africa Institute, Sharjah and Goldwin Smith Professor, Cornell University)
Geeta Kapur (art critic, curator)
Mohammed Kazem (artist)
Omar Kholeif (Director of Collections and Senior Curator, Sharjah Art Foundation)
Vasif Kortun (curator)
Adrian Lahoud (Dean, School of Architecture, Royal College of Art London, Co-chair, Rights of Future Generations Working Group and Curator, first Sharjah Architecture Triennial)
Peter Lewis (curator)
Arshiya Lokhandwala (art historian, curator and Founder, Lakeeren Art Gallery)
Margarita Gonzalez Lorente (Vice Director, 13th edition of Havana Biennial and Curator, International Contemporary Art, National Museum of Fine Arts, Havana)
Amina Menia (artist)
Gabi Ngcobo (curator, educator)
Otobong Nkanga (artist)
Chika Okeke-Agulu (Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Art & Archaeology, Princeton University)
Jack Persekian (Director, Al Ma'amal Foundation)
Qudsia Rahim (Executive Director, Lahore Biennale Foundation)
Enrique Rivera (Director, Biennial of Media Arts of Santiago)
Nada Shabout (Professor, Art History and Coordinator, Contemporary Arab and Muslim Cultural Studies Initiative, University of North Texas)
Suha Shoman (Founder and Chair, Darat Al Funun, The Khalid Shoman Foundation)
Aisha Stoby (curator/researcher)
Alia Swastika (curator)
John Tain(Head of Research, Asia Art Archive)
Christine Tohme (Founding Director, Ashkal Alwan)
Françoise Vergès (author, public educator, decolonial feminist)
Octavio Zaya (Executive Director, Cuban Art Foundation)
Tirdad Zolghadr (Associate Curator, KW Institute for Contemporary Art and Artistic Director, Sommerakademie Paul Klee)