Ala Younis is an artist, with curatorial, film and publishing projects. Her work has been featured in solo shows in Amman, Dubai, Sharjah, New York, London and Seville. She curated the first Kuwaiti Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (2013), the collection and interventions of Museum of Manufactured Response to Absence (2012–2014), and co-curated the Singapore Biennale in 2022. She holds a B.Sc. in Architecture from University of Jordan, and a MRes from Goldsmiths College. In 2012, she co-founded the publishing initiative Kayfa ta which researches, exhibits and publishes through and on independent publishing efforts. She is co-section head of Berlinale’s Forum Expanded, Artistic Director of Akademie der Kunst der Welt (Cologne), and Research Scholar at al Mawrid Arab Center for the Study of Art, at New York University Abu Dhabi.