Samar Martha

Visual Arts - 2013
Co-founder and director of ArtSchool Palestine and a freelance curator.  Martha has worked with Visiting Arts – London on a range of projects across the Middle East. She is a co-founder of Al Mamal Foundation for Contemporary Art - Jerusalem. She has been writing, lecturing and curating exhibitions in the UK and abroad with a particular focus on Palestinian and Middle Eastern contemporary art practices, such as This Day at the Tate Modern (2007), Still on Vacation at Nobel Peace Centre, Oslo (2007), solo exhibitions by artist Khalil Rabah 50,320 Names at Brunei Gallery, London (2007), and In/Scene video art exhibition at Al Hoash Gallery – Jerusalem (2008);  Mapping an exhibition by Palestinian artists at Dubai, (2009), In/Progress at Forum Schlossplatz, Aarau, Switzerland (2010), and Future Movements Jerusalem  at Liverpool Biennial (2010). Since 2005 she has co-curated the annual Palestine Film Festival at the Barbican Centre.