I am a Curator, an Art Historian, and the co-founder of Mathqaf, based between Doha and Paris. From 2016 until 2020, I worked at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha as an Assistant Curator. Presently, I am a full-time PhD student at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. My doctoral research focuses on the history of performance art and its contemporary practices in the Arab world, since the 1980s.
SKILLS & EXPERTISE
I am a native Arabic speaker, fluent in English and French, with basic Japanese, Spanish and Italian.
I have a wide knowledge of Modern and Contemporary Arab Art.
My curatorial experience extends to five years.
I was the Assistant Curator of several local and international exhibitions.
My research and writing have instilled an investigative mindset and a passion for Museology, Art History, and Cultural Policy.
Dec 20’ - Present
Dec 16’ - Present
Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art
Apr 18’ - Jun 18’
Curatorial Assistant (Work Placement)
Palais de Tokyo
Jan 11’ - Jan 12
Programme and Communication Assistant Qatar Foundation International
Doha, Qatar - Washington, DC, US.
2019 - Present
Université Paris 1 Panthéon- Sorbonne
PhD in Art History and Archeology
2017 - 2019
University College London (UCL)
MA in Museum and Gallery Practice
Doha, Qatar - London, UK
Institute of Art & Law
Diploma in Intellectual Property and Collections
2013 - 2016
Licence (BA) in History – Civilisation and International Affairs; Minor in History of Art and Archeology.
Paris, France - Abu Dhabi, UAE
2020 - Co-author: Studying Museums in Qatar and Beyond, UCL Qatar, Doha.
2020 – Co-Editor, Contributor and Assistant Curator: Yto Barrada: My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nougat, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Silvana Editoriale, Milan.
2019 - Contributor and Assistant Curator: Our World is Burning, Palais de Tokyo, Paris.
2019 – Co-Editor, Contributor and Assistant Curator: M. F. Husain: Horses of the Sun, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Silvana Editoriale, Milan.