Artist in residence: Kristine Khoury

Kristine Khouri is a researcher, writer and photographer currently based in Beirut, Lebanon after spending a year in Amman (2007-2008) as a Fulbright fellow investigating visual art practice and production, specifically institutions and structures and identity production. She worked as a researcher for Walid Raad on his current project "Scratching on Things You Could Disavow: A History of Modern and Contemporary Arab Art," and with Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige on the the Haigazian Rocket Society project. With Rasha Salti, she cofounded "The History of Arab Modernities in the Visual Arts," a long term research project investigating the realm of production, exhibition, critical engagement and consumption of modern art in the region from the 1950s until the 1980s.