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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