Lara Khaldi

Khaldi is a curator, critic and pedagogue working in Jerusalem, Palestine. She is currently the head of the Media Studies department at Alquds Bard College. She is an alumna of the de Appel curatorial programme, Amsterdam and the Division of Philosophy, Art and Cultural Theory, European Graduate School, Saas-Fee, Switzerland. Khaldi has curated exhibitions in Palestine and internationally, including most recently Shifting Ground, Sharjah Biennial 13 off site Ramallah project (2017); Jumana Emil Abboud solo exhibition O Whale, Don’t Swallow Our Moon, Qalandiya International 3, Ramallah (2016); Father, Can’t You See I’m Burning?, de Appel Arts Centre and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2014); The Lonely Crowd, Pianofabriek, Brussels (2014); and the Jerusalem show 4 and 5, Al Ma’mal Art Foundation (2011&2012). She has also co-organised seminars and conferences, such as  Benjamin in Palestine, Birzeit University (2015). She lectures and contributes to art publications and art magazines, her most recent is a review of Khalil Rabah’s work on Jadaliyya.