Omar Kholeif

Manilow Senior Curator and Director of Global Initiatives

Short biography

Dr. Omar Kholeif is a curator, writer, editor, and sometime filmmaker whose work focuses on the intersection of politics, urbanism, and emergent technologies. Previously he was curator at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, senior curator at Cornerhouse and HOME, Manchester, and curator at FACT, Liverpool, among various other roles. The author and/or editor of over two dozen books, he also writes widely for the likes of The Guardian, Art Monthly, Wired, Mousse, Frieze, and Artforum International.

Omar Kholeif. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.