Adrienne Edwards is a curator, scholar and writer whose work concerns visual, performance and cross-boundary art as well as histories, concepts, modes and methods of blackness.
Fadi El Abdullah is a poet, lawyer, communicator, writer and music critic with a wide range of performances and publications.
Writer Yasmine El Rashidi is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books and a contributing editor of the Middle East arts journal Bidoun.
Haytham el-Wardany's third collection of short stories is currently in print with Merit Publishing House, Cairo.
Working across English, German and Arabic, Amira Elmasry has 13 years’ experience as an independent researcher, translator and editor in linguistics and literature.
Başak Ertür has worked as a translator, editor and interpreter. With Müge Gürsoy Sökmen she co-edited the volume Waiting for the Barbarians: A Tribute to Edward Said (Verso, 2008), and her published translations in Turkish include Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble.
Filmmaker, Curator, Writer
Emile Fallaux has worked as a television and documentary producer/director and as an advisor to writers, directors, producers and cultural institutions on policy issues.
Harun Farocki is known for his films and installations that analyse the power of the image.
Artist, Filmmaker, Writer
Azin Feizabadi Nothing of I is contemporary, I am I & I, I am a combination of the Past and the Future
Hannah Feldman’s research work is focused on art and visual culture in late modern and contemporary contexts.
The work of curator and writer Natasha Ginwala focuses on contemporary art and visual culture.
Daniel Blanga Gubbay is a researcher and curator of public programmes.
Sean Gullette is an American writer, actor and filmmaker based in Tangier, Morocco.
Zeina G. Halabi is Assistant Professor of Arabic Literature at the American University of Beirut (2017–present), where she specialises in modern Arabic literature.
Angela Harutyunyan is an art historian and curator. Between 2009 and 2010, she was Assistant Professor and Art Programme Director at the American University in Cairo.
As executive editor at Ma3azef, Ammar Manla Hasan focuses primarily on feature writing, covering the local music scene in Egypt as well as international music.