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J u m a n a h    A b b a s

Jumanah Abbas is an architect, a writer, and a curator, working through an ecology of interdisciplinarity that architecture debates, concepts and dialogues engage with. Jumanah received her master’s degree in Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practice from Columbia University (2020) and her undergraduate degree in Architecture from American University of Sharjah (2018).


Jumanah is part of ongoing collaberations with institutes, regional organizations, and universities, one is “Mapping Memories of Resistance: The Untold Story of the Occupation of the Golan Heights” project in collaboration with London School of Economics, Birzeit University, and  Al Marsad, Arab Human Rights Center in Golan Heights. The other is the upcoming Qatar Museums’s Quadrennial project, a multi-site exhibition opening in 2024   

Jumanah worked on numerous exhibitions such as Makassed: Patron of Modern Architecture exbibited at Saleh Barakat Gallery in Beirut, and Curricular Exchange in collaboration with CCCP/2020 installed at the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. Both exhibitions are centered on issues of knowledge production and presentation. Her work was also on display at Sharjah Art Foundation (2016), and Maraya Art Center (2017). Her current and upcoming writings can be found on Arab Urbanism (2020), Failed Architecture (2021), New Generations  (2021),  Strelka Magazine (2021) Lumin Press (2021), and amognst others

contact email
jma2255@columbia.edu