Arts and Culture Entrepreneurship - 2020
Mohammed Abdallah studied fine arts in Cairo, art criticism and curatorial studies in Beirut, and was a fellow of the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the Kennedy Center, Washington D.C. Abdallah was recently the production manager of the Sharjah Biennial 13, Tamawuj (2017) curated by Christine Tohme. In 2015 he joined Ashkal Alwan in Beirut, where he worked for five years. Prior to that, Abdallah advised on establishing a number of art institutions in Egypt including Cimatheque – Alternative Film Center and Beirut; and was Finance and Operations Manager at Contemporary Image Collective (CIC) between 2010-13. Abdallah offered management training and consultancy to a number of cultural initiatives in the Arab region. He is currently the project manager of the forthcoming 12th edition of sonsbeek (Arnhem, NL).