Jumanah Abbas is an architect, a writer, and a curator, working through an ecology of interdisciplinarity that engages with architecture debates, concepts and dialogues. Jumanah works through collaborative projects with institutes and universities such as “Mapping Memories of Resistance: The Untold Story of the Occupation of the Golan Heights” a project in collaboration with London School of Economics, Birzeit University, and Al Marsad Arab Human Rights Center in Golan Heights. Her projects include spatial design for Tasmeem Doha 2022 biennial by VCUarts Qatar.
She is currently working with Qatar Museums’ Rubaiyat, a multi-site art exhibitions project and “I Had Come from the Sea”, a publication with the Palestinian Museum. Jumanah has an MA in Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practice from Columbia University (2020) and a BSc in Architecture from the American University of Sharjah (2018).
Jumanah participated in the following residencies:
- Curator in Residence, 2022-23.