Architect restorer, co-founder of Sakiya (Ein Quiniya - Palestine)
Sahar Qawasmi is an architect restorer, co-founder and director of Sakiya – Art | Science | Agriculture. She is dedicated to reclaiming, rewilding, building different forms of the collective commons, and challenging private ownership and isolating social practices. She is involved in the protection of architectural heritage through plans, strategies, and collaborative interdisciplinary programs.
Solenn Cariou is responsible for the multimedia rights department which manages, for artists members of ADAGP, the use of their works on digital media, in France or abroad (websites, applications, social networks ... ). She thus knows the digital universe in which artsworks can be disseminated and is in daily contact with French cultural actors in the field of visual arts (museums, institutions).
Media & Marketing Officer - the Palestinian Museum (Birzeit, Palestine)
Haneen Saleh (Palestine, 1991) is a Media and Marketing Officer at the Palestinian Museum. She obtained her BA in Radio Broadcasting and Television from Birzeit University in 2014.
Fellow researcher at the CNRS (France)
Thomas Paris is a research fellow at the CNRS in Economics and Management, where he conducts research on the cultural and creative industries, from the organisation and management perspectives, sectoral economics and public policy in collaboration with public and private actors in these sectors.
Co-founder & director of Le Cube (France)
Nils Aziosmanoff is co-founder of Le Cube, one of Europe's most renowned digital creation centers. He has been working for more than twenty years on the evolution of society related to the impact of new technologies. Teacher at Sciences-Po Saint Germain and l’Institut Mines Telecom - IMTBS He is one of the "100 Personalities Constituting the Relevance" selected by Les Echos in 2016. He received the 2018 Prize of the "Forum Changer d’Ere" at the City of Science and Industry in Paris, under the high patronage of the President of the french Republic. He is a Knight of Arts and Letters.
Director - Le Lieu Multiple (France)
Patrick Tréguer is the head of Le lieu multiple, the digital creation centre of the Espace Mendès France of Poitiers (Centre for Scientific Culture in the New Aquitaine region). He is a graduate of the University of Poitiers (Media and Education) and Lyon (Development of European Projects). Currently he coordinates the organization of artistic broadcasts, creative residencies and the digital mediation and sound creation approach.
Founder of Culturemoov (France)
Romain Prévalet holds a PH.D in sciences of Antiquity. He’s also archaeologist and crafts’ anthropologist. Through his research at the CNRS, he studies in particular new practices of consumption and mediation in the cultural tourism sector. He exploits his work within the company Culturmoov, which he founded in 2016.
Walid Ben Selim
Born in Morocco, Walid Ben Selim studied at the Casablanca Conservatory and later became a pioneer in Rap in Morocco. His group N3rdistan becomes the flag bearer of a part of Moroccan youth, in need of freedom and new forms of artistic expression. After arriving in Perpignan for his studies, Walid structured his artistic work in France with the help of UNi'SONS. After more than 200 concerts with N3rdistan, Walid turned to composition and then staged the musical poetry show "The Dice Player" (Mahmood Darwish)
Deputy Director - Arabesques Festival / Uni'sons (France)
Amandine Thomas has been working in the music sector in France for 12 years, and more specifically in international production. Now deputy director of UNI'SONS, she develops the social, cultural and artistic projects of the association. In particular, she manages international cooperation and co-productions, as well as professional meetings and support for the new Arab scene on the Arabesque Festival
Program Coordinator - Tamer Institute for Community Education (Palestine)
Haneen Khairi holds a master's degree in media studies from the American University of Beirut (2015). She previously worked in the field of journalism and as a communications coordinator in media institutions in Palestine and abroad. She is currently working at Tamer Institute for Community Education as a Program Coordinator and follows up on the institute programs related to supporting the literary and scholarly production on child culture in Palestine; enhancing reading, writing and all forms of expression among children and young adults; and supportive environment for the Culture of learning.
The Palestinian Circus School - Birzeit (Palestine)
Noor Abu Alrob
Noor Abu Alrob is the artistic coordinator at the Palestinian circus school, circus artist and trainer since 2008. He was involved in different projects related to contemporary circus, social circus, alternative education, Arts management, and many others around the world. Currently he is the Artistic coordinator at the PCS. Noor has completed his BA in accounting, and he his currently proceeding his MA in Arts and culture management.
Director of Ashtar Theatre - Ramallah (Palestine)
Iman Aoun is an award-winning actress, director, producer, working in theatre, TV and films. She is co-founder and artistic director of ASHTAR Theatre. She has received recognition for her work from a variety of countries, international organizations and festivals. She was also the initiator of the Euro-Palestinian project “100 artists for Palestine” in 2003 and “The Gaza Mono-Logues” – a global project to raise the voice of youth and advocate for the kids in Gaza in 2010.
PMX (Palestine Music Expo) & DAM
Mahmood Jrere is a rap artist and the Co-founder of the first Palestinian Hip-Hop group DAM. He is also a music entrepreneur PMX (Palestine Music Expo) is his recent project in music, which he co-founded in 2016. PMX's goal is to connect the Palestinian music scene with the world wide music industry, and export palestinian music. Jrere is also a solo artist, and his album "Rhythm Of The Tribe" was released in 2017.