Jack Persekian

Jack Persekian is a Palestinian artist and curator from Jerusalem. Persekian is the founder and director of Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art and Gallery Anadiel.  Previously, he held the position of Director and Head Curator of the Palestinian Museum(2012–2015); Director of the Sharjah Art Foundation (2009–2011); Artistic Director of the Sharjah Biennial (2007–2011); Head Curator of the Sharjah Biennial (2004–2007); Founder and Artistic Director of The Jerusalem Show(2007–present), and Qalandiya International (2012-2014).  He has exhibited widely at major institutions including ICA, London;  Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; MoMA, New York City; Rote Fabrik, Zurich; and Darat Al Funun, Amman.  Persekian is recipient of the Order of Culture, Science and Arts, from the State of Palestine (2016).

 

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