Lara Khaldi is a cultural worker based in Jerusalem, Palestine. She is an alumna of the De Appel Curatorial Programme, Amsterdam (2013) and the European Graduate School, Switzerland (2015). Recent projects she has co-curated include: School of Intrusions, Educational Platform with Noor Abed, Ramallah (2020); Overtone: On the Politics of Listening, exhibition and symposium, Goethe Institute, Ramallah (2019); Unweaving Narratives: Performance Program, Palestinian Museum, Birzeit (2018); Shifting Ground, satellite project of Sharjah Biennial 13, Ramallah (2017); Desires into Fossils: Monuments Without a State, a series of research exhibitions with Reem Shilleh, Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah (2017); Jerusalem Shows V & VI, Al Ma’mal Art Foundation, Jerusalem (2011 and 2012).
Khaldi has taught art history, theory, and exhibition practices at the International Academy of Art Palestine and Dar Al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture, Bethlehem. Until recently she was Head of the Media Studies Program at Bard Al Quds College, Jerusalem. She has contributed to various art publications, especially around her ongoing research project on the question of museums in crisis. Forthcoming is the essay “We Are Still Alive So Remove Us from Memory: Asynchronicity and the Museum in Resistance,” in Errant Journal, Amsterdam, 2020.