Bassam El Baroni is a curator, teacher and writer based in Alexandria, Egypt. In 2005 he co-founded the non-profit art space Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum (ACAF) which he subsequently directed. He was co-curator of Manifesta 8, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, 2010, Region of Murcia, Spain for which he curated OVERSCORE, an exhibition project in three different venues in the cities of Murcia and Cartagena. In 2015 he curated an exhibition for the HOME WORKS 7 Forum in Beirut, Lebanon. El Baroni also curated Eva International – Ireland’s Biennial, Limerick, 2014, under the title of AGITATIONISM and was Co-Curator (with Anne Szefer Karlsen and Eva González-Sancho) of the Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF), 2013, in the Lofoten Islands, Norway. He has been a theory tutor at the Dutch Art Institute, Arnhem since 2013.