Ala Younis

Cinema - 2021
Ala Younis is an artist with research, curatorial, film, and publishing projects. Younis’ projects look into how the archive is a play on predilections and how its lacunas and mishaps manipulate the imagination. Her work was presented in solo shows in New York, Dubai, Seville, London, Cairo, Prague and Amman. Younis curated Kuwait’s first Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (2013) and is one of the Singapore Biennale 2022 Artistic Directors. She is co-Head of Berlinale’s Forum Expanded and member of the Akademie der Künste der Welt (Cologne). She is also co-founder of Kayfa ta, an independent publishing initiative that publishes, researches and exhibits on independent publishing projects.