Khalil Rabah (b.1961, Jerusalem, Palestine) lives and works in Sharjah, U.A.E
Khalil Rabah studied fine arts and architecture at the University of Texas. His most recent solo exhibitions span The Middle-East (Beirut Art Center, 2012), the United States (e-flux, New York, 2013); and Europe (Kunsthaus Hamburg, 2015; Casa Árabe, Madrid, 2016), in addition to major group shows, including the Venice Biennale (2009); Mathaf, Doha (2010); Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2012); The Thessaloniki Biennial (2013); The Kochi-Muziris Biennale (2014); The Marrakech Biennale(2016); The Sharjah Biennial (2017); the Carré d’Art, Nîmes (2018); and Manifesta 12 Palermo (2018). Over the years, his work has been acquired by major institutions including The Musée National d’Art Moderne Centre Pompidou, Paris; MACRO, Rome; The British Museum, London; The Guggenheim, Abu Dhabi; Mathaf, Doha; Kunsthaus Zurich and The Sharjah Art Foundation.Rabah is the initiator and artistic director of the Riwaq Biennale and a co-founder of Al Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art in Jerusalem. He served on the curricular committee of Ashkal Alwan’s Home Workspace Program in Beirut, Lebanon from 2011 to 2015.