Recent and Upcoming Publications


Unbearable States: Digital Media, Cultural Activism and Human Rights (forthcoming, 2022)

Displacement Activities: Contemporary Art, the Refugee Condition, and the Alibi of Engagement (Sternberg Press, 2021)

Shona Illingworth: Topologies of Air (Sternberg Press and The Power Plant, 2021)

Heba Y. Amin: The General’s Stork (Sternberg, 2020)

Larissa Sansour: Heirloom (Sternberg Press, 2019)

Michael Rakowitz: I’m good at love, I’m good at hate, it’s in between I freeze (Sternberg Press, 2019).

Critique in Practice: Renzo Martens’ Episode III (Enjoy Poverty), (Sternberg Press, 2019).

Don’t Shrink Me to the Size of a Bullet: The Works of Hiwa K (Walther König Books, 2017)

Future Imperfect: Contemporary Art Practices and Cultural Institutions in the Middle East (Sternberg Press, 2016)

Dissonant Archives: Contemporary Visual Culture and Contested Narratives in the Middle East (I.B. Tauris, 2015)

Art and Politics Now  (Thames and Hudson, 2014)

Uncommon Grounds: New Media and Critical Practice in North Africa and the Middle East (I.B. Tauris, 2014)

Slavs and Tatars: Mirrors for Princes (JRP Ringier, 2015);

The Future of a Promise: Contemporary Art from the Arab World (Ibraaz Publishing, 2011).

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