Towards a New Language. Re-Defining the Frameworks of Regionally Focused Curating of the Arab World

Omar Kholeif was Curator at Whitechapel Gallery, London. Recent curatorial projects include curating the Cyprus Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale, Focus: Middle East, North Africa and the Mediterranean at the Armory Show, New York, and the 2015 Abraaj Group Art Prize, Art Dubai. Recent publications include, You Are Here: Art After the Internet (2014), Jeddah Childhood Circa 1994 (2014), and Moving Image (2015). He is now senior curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Dorothee Richter, Prof. Alun Rowland