About

Hadeel Eltayeb is a curator and oral historian, and associate curator with The Media Majlis, and previously as curator and arts manager for the Al Riwaq Art Space in Bahrain.  Other recent projects include This Will Have Been: Archives of Part, Present and Future with Locale Sudan, [Media]tions with Mawane, an independent, non-profit initiative producing contemporary art exhibitions along Bahrain’s coastline, and as a project curator for Recycle, Revive, Relive, a site-specific intervention which was part of the Nuqat Creative Conference in Kuwait City.

Following her graduation from King’s College, University of London, with a BA (Hons) in English Literature and Language, Eltayeb worked on an exhibition project with the Victoria and Albert Museum (Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s–1990s) as well on projects with the Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, and Eastside Community Heritage as an oral historian. She also holds a diploma in cultural heritage (NVQ, UK) and is trilingual (English-Arabic-French). She is currently pursuing an MA in Socially Engaged Practice in Museums and Galleries with the University of Leicester, UK.