fbpx Conversations around Possibilities | Amman Design Week
7 October 2019
Event Type

A talk moderated by Noura Al Sayeh-Holtrop, the curator of the Hangar exhibition, inviting Sahel Al Hiyari, Saba Innab, and Ishraq Zraikat, three participants in the exhibition. The conversation will center around their interpretation of the theme of possibilities and its intersection with their approach to their practice and research. The talk will be an opportunity to further discuss the sub-themes of the exhibition, the common threads of research and resulting collaborations. 

About Noura Al-Sayeh Holtrop

Noura Al Sayeh-Holtrop is an architect and curator currently working at the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) as Head of Architectural Affairs, where she is responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of cultural institutions and museums, as well as the creation of an active agenda of exhibitions. She holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.

Noura was the co-curator of ‘Reclaim’, Bahrain's first participation at the 12th Venice Architecture Biennale in 2010 that was awarded a Golden Lion, and the Deputy Commissioner General for ‘Archaeologies of Green’, Bahrain’s National Pavilion at the Expo Milan 2015, awarded a Silver Medal for Best Architecture and Landscape. Since 2015, she heads the ‘Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy’ UNESCO World Heritage project, which has been shortlisted as part of the revitalization of Muharraq for the 2019 cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

Amman Design Week Stage
Al Hussein Cultural Center, Ras El Ain