residency: July 2013

Abir Boukhari (Syria)

Abir Boukhari

director, curator and co-founder of AllArtNow organization in Syria, founded in 2005. Through AllArtNow, she succeeded to create platform for contemporary arts in Syria, develop different artistic cooperation and exchange around the world and help the emerging artists to learn, produce and diffuse their artworks. It is a hub for contemporary arts to encourage artistic creativity. She was the artistic director for Living Spaces festival for contemporary arts, the artistic director of Studio, an informal school for contemporary arts in Syria as she is the co-founder for 2 other artistic spaces (Maktab; Creative Zone and Boukhari house for artistic residency). She works also as independent curator in many projects with different spaces as Arab Short Festival in Cairo and Les Instants festival in Marseille.

Residency organized in frames of ReDirecting: East project and has been possible thanks to financial support of the City of Warsaw.