Bassam El Baroni is assistant professor in curating and
mediating art at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University,
Helsinki, Finland and former lecturer at the Dutch Art Institute, ArtEZ
University of the Arts, Arnhem, the Netherlands. He was director of Alexandria
Contemporary Arts Forum (ACAF) 2005 - 2012 a now closed non-profit art space in
Alexandria, Egypt. He has curated or co-curated projects/exhibitions such as
Manifesta 8 (Murcia, 2010); Eva International - Ireland’s Biennial (Limerick,
2014); HOME WORKS 7 (Beirut, 2015).