Rose Issa


Rose Issa is an independent curator, writer and publisher who has championed visual arts and film from the Arab world and Iran for over 30 years. She has lived in London since the 1980s, showcasing upcoming and established artists, producing exhibitions and film festivals with public and private institutions worldwide, and running a publishing program. She has collaborated with the Victoria & Albert Museum, London (2013, 2006); Leighton House Museum, London (2013; ongoing since 1992); Beirut Exhibition Center (2010-11); the Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool (2010); Tate Britain, London (2008); the European Parliament, Brussels (2008); the State Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow (2007); the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (2007); ING Bank, Geneva (2007); the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), Berlin (2004) and many others.