Yazan Khalili lives and works in and out of Palestine. His work has been exhibited in several major exhibitions, including: New Photography (2018) at MoMA, Jerusalem Lives (2017) at the Palestinian Museum, and the Shanghai Biennial (2016). He received a degree in architecture from Birzeit University in 2003, his MA degree from the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmith’s College in 2010, and in 2015 his MFA degree at Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam. He was one of the founding members of Zan Design Studio (2005-2010) and the Radio AlHara online community radio (2020). In 2015, he co-organized Walter Benjamin in Palestine workshop and symposium, and has been the director of Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre between 2015 until end of 2019. Currently, Khalili is the co-chair of the Photography department of the MFA program at Bard College, NY and an artist in residence at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam.