Artist Mahshid Rafiei applies her own studio tactics to facilitate initiatives that explore anti-institutional strategies and create new possibilities for communities to share resources.
Co-Director, Beirut, Egypt
Jens Maier-Rothe is an independent curator based between Cairo, Egypt and Berlin, Germany.
Dr. Cesar A. Majul was one of the foremost historians and thinkers of Filipino Nationalism, the Philippine Revolution and the sociopolitical thought of national hero Jose Rizal and revolutionary leader Apolinario Mabini.
Working primarily with video but also with installation, photography and performance, Taus Makhacheva questions the unstable boundary between similarity and difference, acceptance and rejection, and draws attention to efforts to merge, mimic, assimilate or leak into what is other.
Makimakkuk is an independent singer-songwriter, MC, DJ and electronic music maker.
Tiffany Malakooti is a graphic designer and Head of Special Projects at Bidoun.
Nalini Malani’s experimental practice encompasses theatre, ephemeral wall drawings, erasure performances and video/shadow plays that stretch media and aesthetic boundaries.
During his 35 years as a cinematic writer, Mohamad Malas has tried to achieve his own cinema project, focusing on the ‘missing’ in time and place within the Syrian community.
Malaysia Design Archive embraces an open practice of archiving and pedagogy that enables greater critical engagement with visual culture and history.
Using video, photography, installation and performance, Waheeda Malullah playfully examines the roles adopted by Islamic women and the rules and mechanisms that control the world in which she lives.
As a visual artist working primarily in video and sculpture, Jumana Manna explores how power is articulated through relationships, often focusing on the body and materiality in relation to narratives of nationalism and histories of place.
Guy Mannes-Abbot is a writer, essayist and critic who lives and works in London.
Working with video, photography and installation, Cinthia Marcelle choreographs interventions that often transform mundane or redundant gestures into poetic displays of exchange.
IKERBASQUE Research Professor Michael Marder’s work spans the fields of phenomenology, environmental philosophy and political thought.