Salwa Mikdadi

Visual Arts - 2008
Training and Regional Events - 2016
An independent curator and art historian whose work spans over twenty-five years in the field of Arab art and museums. She is the author and editor of several books and essays on art of the Arab world, and was the curator of the first Palestinian Pavilion for 2009 Venice Biennial. Her publications and exhibitions focus on gender and politics in art, art by Arab Americans, Palestinian artists, museums and visitors, art interpretation, and Arab art institutions and support systems in art production. She is the Executive Director of the Arts and Culture Program at the Emirates Foundation in Abu Dhabi and a Founding Board Member for the Association of Modern and Contemporary Art of the Arab World, Iran and Turkey.