Artists & Authors

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Jumanah Abbas-Photo Jumanah Abbas

Architect, writer and curator

Screen Shot 2022-04-25 at 11.14.53 AM Hala Abdel Malak

Design critic, curator, educator, researcher and strategist

Rand Abdul Jabbar_Portrait 2020 Rand Abdul Jabbar

Artist and writer

Chloe-Kate Abel Chloe-Kate Abel

MA student of Curating Cultures (Middle Eastern and African Art)

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Architect and urban development planner

Saphiya Abu AlMaati Saphiya Abu Al-Maati

Architect and researcher

Etel Etel Adnan

Artist & writer

Mina Akhavan Mina Akhavan


mona Mona Al Jadir

Architectural Designer

Shamsa Al Nahyan Shamsa Al Nahyan

Curator and BA student of Creative Arts and Cultural Industries

HAQ2 Hoor Al Qasimi

President and Director of Sharjah Art Foundation

Ahmad Al Aqra Ahmed AlAqra

Architect, artist, and researcher

Screen Shot 2022-04-24 at 4.34.20 PM Maya Allison

Executive Director of The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery and Chief Curator at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)

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Curator and Critic, Architecture

Atef Alshehri Atef Alshehri

Architect and urbanist

Aseel AlYaqoub Aseel AlYaqoub

Writer and curator

Carine Assaf Carine Assaf


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Art Collector, Patron and founder of Atassi Foundation

Ariella Aisha Azoulay Ariella Aisha Azoulay

Curator, filmmaker, and professor

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Art historian, The Courtauld Institute of Art

images Marc Baroud

Inter-disciplinary designer.

MQB. Visite des fonds précieux. Présentation d'albums photographiques et de daguerréotypes. 29 janvier 2014. Christine Barthe

Head of Photographic Collections Heritage - Musée du Quai Branly

Rana Beiruti Rana Beiruti

Curator, founder / director of platform

Elika Blake Elika Blake

MA student of Middle Eastern Studies

Hicham Bouzid Hicham Bouzid

Cultural practitioner and independent curator

unnamed Gregory Buchakjian

Art historian, PhD

Hamed Bukhamseen Hamed Bukhamseen

Architect and educator

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Isabelle-Cahn_©-Musée-dOrsay-Sophie-Boegly1 Isabelle Cahn

Chief Curator at Musée D'Orsay, Paris

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Writer, journalist, translator & professor of sociology

yasmine Yasmine Chemali

Director, Centre de la photographie de Mougins

AVT_Yves-Chevrefils-Desbiolles_6261 Yves Chevrefiles-Desbiolles

Head of Collections

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Art historian, exhibition curator and director of mudac

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Artistic director, BeMA (Beirut Museum of Art)

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Associate Lecturer (The Courtauld Institute of Art and Tate Modern), PhD Student

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Art Dealer

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Curator in charge of Archeology at Agence France-Muséums

photo-C.David-website Catherine David

Art curator, critic and historian

Guillaume de Sardes, Paris, 2014 Guillaume de Sardes

Photographer, writer, art curator & filmmaker

Lav Lav Diaz


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36398-bollywood-1 Amandine d'Azevedo

Associate Professor, Film and Audiovisual Studies

Cristiana de Marchi, official portrait, 2021[1] Cristiana de Marchi

Artist, curator and poet

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AVT_Dominique-Edde_4292 Dominique Eddé

Writer, Editor

Galila Al Kadi Galila El Kadi

Researcher and professor

Screen Shot 2017-10-23 at 2.11.32 PM Fouad Elkoury


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Curator of AUB Art Galleries

Swarnavel-Eswaran-Pillai Swarnavel Eswaran

Associate Professor, English and the School of Journalism

Eleftheria Exarchou Eleftheria Exarchou

Civil engineer

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Associate Professor of Art History at Northwestern University

rico Rico Franses

Art historian

phpThumb_generated_thumbnail Fabienne Fravalo

Curator in charge of the Decorative Arts Collection at the Fondation Gandur pour l'Art

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Charbel Charbel Habre

Artist & musician

Mazen HAIDAR Mazen Haidar


Golan-Haji Golan Haji

Poet, essayist and translator

1200 (1) Ayla Hibri


Yasmin Huleileh Yasmin Huleileh

artist, music curator, co-founder / Fana collective

image001 (1) Victor Hundsbuckler

Curator, Louvre Museum

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Screen Shot 2022-12-17 at 12.32.33 PM Rose Issa

Curator, writer and producer

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Nour Joudah Nour Joudah

Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow in geography

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Philosophy & cognitive sciences

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Curator in the department of Islamic Arts, Musée du Louvre

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Safa Kamran Safa Kamran

MA student of History

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Architect, co-founder 'Civil Architecture'

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Antonis Kentonis Antonis Kentonis

Visual Artist, Art Historian, and Collector

Hélène_Kessous Hélène Kessous

Social Anthropology and Ethnology, PhD

manal khader Manal Khader

Journalist, actress, curator

Lina Khatib Lina Khatib

Middle East Cultural Expert

Mona Khazindar Mona Khazindar

Art Historian

Yasmine Kherfi Yasmine Kherfi


kristine khouri Kristine Khouri

Researcher, Writer, Curator

SK©Enrico Mochi.colour Simone Klein

Global Print Sales Director at Magnum Photos

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Specialist in Japanese Culture and Prints

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Balsam Madi Balsam Madi

Architect and urbanist

Chritsine Mady Christine Mady

Associate professor in architecture, urban design and urban planning

Screen Shot 2022-04-25 at 11.19.31 AM Cherine Magrabi Tayeb

Founder and curator, House of Today

Screen Shot 2024-03-17 at 5.53.58 PM Ahmad Makia

Geographer, author and editor

aline manoukian Aline Manoukian


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Film critic for Cahiers du cinéma

290 Salwa Mikdadi

Professor of Practice of Art History, NYUAD

Natasha Morris Natasha Morris

Lecturer in Islamic Arts

Screen Shot 2022-04-25 at 11.19.01 AM Hala Moubarak

Interior designer

Rabih-Mroue-website Rabih Mroue

Theatre director, actor, visual artist and playwright

Majd-Murad Majd Murad


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Founder, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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Curator and Art historian, director of Mori Art Museum (Tokyo)

download (1) Issam Nassar

Historian and Professor at Illinois State University

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Director of the Photographic Library at Saint Joseph University

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Scientific, Curatorial & Collections Management Director at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Francois Nour François Nour

Writer and architect

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Art curator, critic and historian

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Carmen Perez Gonzalez

Curatorial Research Fellow at Museum of East Asian Art, Cologne

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Hareth Ramzi Hareth Ramzi

Visual artist and Photographer

1517275069619 Jeanne Rethacker

Senior Curatorial Assistant, Louvre Abu Dhabi

Clara Rose Virginia Ewert Clara Rose Virginia Ewert

Postgraduate student of the History of Art and Architecture

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Curator, Head of the Asian Collections

F Ruda Frank Ruda


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Mahdi Sabbagh Mahdi Sabbagh

Architect, urbanist and editor

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Artist, Author

Ghassan_Salhab Ghassan Salhab

Screenwriter, Film Director and Producer

Screen Shot 2022-05-09 at 12.32.09 PM Xavier Salmon

Director, Louvre Museum

Hanadi Samhan Hanadi Samhan

Urban practitioner

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Nada-Shabout-headshot-817x1024 Dr Nada Shabout

Art history professor, University of North Texas (US)

Suparna Shankaranand Natesan Suparna Shankaranand Natesan

MA student of Curating Cultures

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

Columnist, Researcher and Founder of Barjeel Art Foundation

Dima_Srouji__Headshot_.2e16d0ba.fill-456x456 Dima Srouji

Architect and visual artist

Contre-courants Némésis Srour

Social Anthropology and Ethnology, PhD

5579bf11576c2 Salah Stétié

Poet and Writer

IMG_8032 Dr Maha Azize Sultan

Professor of Art History & Art Critic

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Screen Shot 2022-12-25 at 4.56.49 PM Faysal Tabbarah

Co-founder 'Architecture + Other Things', Associate Dean & Associate Professor of Architecture, American University of Sharjah

download (1) Nayla Tamraz

Writer, Curator, Researcher and Professor

Mahmud Tantoush Mahmud Tantoush

Researcher and lecturer

Noor Toshani


Ben Tosland Ben Tosland

Architectural historian

Toufic Jalal Toufic

Thinker, writer and artist

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Pieter Van den Broeck Pieter Van den Broeck

Professor, spatial planning and sustainable development

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Associate Professor, Macquarie School of Social Sciences

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36398-opheliewiel-745 Ophélie Wiel

Author and Specialist in Indian Cinema

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Artist, co-founder of the Arab Image Foundation

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MA student of Curating Cultures (Islamic Art History)