Charlotte Bank Projects
Charlotte Bank (PhD in Arabic, University of Geneva; Magister Artium in Near Eastern archaeology, Assyrilogy and Art History, University of Heidelberg) is an author, art historian and independent curator. From 2013 to 2016 she was a member of the Swiss National Fund research project “Other Modernities: Patrimony and Practices of Visual Expression Outside the West” at the University of Geneva.

She focuses on modern and contemporary artistic practice from the Middle East with a special emphasis on the independent art scene since 2000 in its global context. She  publishes regularly in academic and art-related journals and exhibition catalogues and curates exhibitions and video and film programs across Europe and the Middle East .

In 2012 she established the artistic project space Art-Lab Berlin with the artist Salah Saouli. From 2012 - 2017, the space is host to the project FORUM for new arab art, a multidisciplinary project focusing on new developments in the art scene(s) of the Arab world and diaspora.

In 2018 Art-Lab Berlin organizes the project "Arrival City" with a focus on questions of artistic migration, transculturalism and activism.

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