Yazan Khalili is an architect and visual artist. His works have been exhibited in several major exhibitions, including New Photography, MoMA (New York, US, 2018); Jerusalem Lives, Palestinian Museum (Birzeit, 2017); Post-Peace, Kunstverein Stuttgart (Germany, 2017); and the Shanghai Biennial (UAE, 2013 and 2016).
Khalili received a degree in architecture from Birzeit University in 2003, and in 2010 received his MA from the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmith, University of London. In 2015, he earned an MFA at Sandberg Institute, Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam. He was one of the founding members of Zan Design Studio (2005–10) and a finalist in the A.M. Qattan Foundation’s Young Artist of the Year Award (YAYA) in 2006. He was the production coordinator for Sharjah Biennials 9 and 10 and the technical director of the inaugural exhibition of the Palestinian Museum, Jerusalem Lives. He curated YAYA 2012; The City, the Image symposium with Goethe Institute (Ramallah, Palestine, 2012); The Long Journey, working with the UNRWA Audio-Visual Archive for Palestine Refugees (2013); and in 2015 he co-organized the Walter Benjamin in Palestine workshop and symposium. He is also the winner of the Extract V Young Artist Prize (2015). Currently, he is a visiting lecturer in the media department at Al-Quds Bard College, and since September 2015, Yazan has been the artistic director of Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre.
His writings and photographs have been featured in several publications, including Assuming Boycotts: Resistance, Agency and Cultural Production (OR Books, 2017), WDW Magazine, Kalamon, Manifesta Journal, Frieze Magazine, Race & Class, C-print, Ibraaz, Contemporary Art: World Currents (University of Pittsburgh, 2012), and the Subjective Atlas of Palestine (010 Pubishers, 2007). In 2009, alongside Lara Khaldi, Khalili cocurated We Were Never Heroes as part of the Jerusalem Show. His film and video programs curations include Cinema of Independence (2009) and In the Name of the Father (2011) at the Arab Shorts Festival presented by the Goethe Institute in Cairo.
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