Reem Fadda is an independent curator and art historian. She was the former Associate Curator, Middle Eastern Art for the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Project from 2010-2016. Between 2005-07, she was Director of the Palestinian Association for Contemporary Art (PACA) and worked as Academic Director to the International Academy of Art – Palestine, which she helped found in 2006. She was appointed as the Curator for the National Pavilion of the United Arab Emirates of the 55th Venice Biennale, 2012, and was recently the Curator of the 6th Marrakech Biennale 2016. She curated the inaugural exhibition Jerusalem Lives at the Palestinian Museum. Fadda was awarded the 2017 8th Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement awarded by the Menil Collection. She is currently Curator at the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism.