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Eiman Elgibreen

Festival Curator

Eiman Elgibreen

Eiman Elgibreen is an artist and an assistant professor of art history at the Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She obtained a PhD in art history from the University of Sussex (UK) for her research on “Image Making: Representations of Women in the Art and Career of Safeya Binzagr 1968-2000.” Since 2011, Elgibreen has also been a freelance writer for Al-Riyadh Daily Newspaper and Al- Jazirah Daily Newspaper.

She worked with a number of established local and international organizations on various projects concerning Saudi art, such as: MoMA Museum, Art Dubai Modern, MiSK Art Institute, Ithra World Center, Darat Safeya Binzagr, and Dar Al-funoon Al-Saudia. In addition, she has curated a number of art exhibitions, including the Saudi National Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale, 2019; and received the Getty-CAA Grant for International Art Historian for 2020.