Ala Younis, born in 1974 in Kuwait, is an artist. Research forms a big part of her practice, as do curating, collaboration, film and book projects. Her works have been shown at major biennials and exhibitions worldwide. In 2013 she curated Kuwait’s first national pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale. She is co-founder of the publishing initiative Kayfa ta and member of the Academy of Arts of the World in Cologne.
2008 Nefertiti; 12 min. 2009 Six Days; 7 min. 2014 Chapters 1, 2 & 3 ‘from the impossibility of one page being like the other’; with Oraib Toukan, 3 min. 2016 Ex-Soviet Archives; 3 min. 2017 High Dam; video installation, 7 min., Forum Expanded 2018 2019 Drachmas
Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2019