Hadeel Eltayeb is a curator and oral historian, most recently serving as curator and arts manager for the Al Riwaq Art Space in Bahrain.  Other recent Gulf projects include as curator for [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).