Jumanah Abbas

Contributor / Workshop Leader

Jumanah Abbas is an architect, a writer, and a curator, working through an ecology of interdisciplinarity that architecture debates, concepts, and dialogues engage with. Jumanah received her master’s degree in Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practice from Columbia University (2020) and her undergraduate degree in Architecture from the American University of Sharjah (2018).

Jumanah is part of ongoing collaborations with institutes, regional organizations, and universities, one is “Mapping Memories of Resistance: The Untold Story of the Occupation of the Golan Heights” project in collaboration with the London School of Economics, Birzeit University, and  Al Marsad, Arab Human Rights Center in Golan Heights. The other is the upcoming Qatar Museums’ Quadrennial project, a multi-site exhibition opening in 2024.

Her current and upcoming writings can be found on Arab Urbanism (2020), Failed Architecture (2021), New Generations  (2021), Strelka Magazine (2022), Lumin Press (2022), Cartha (2022), and amongst others.

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