About the Author
Kamal Boullata is a Palestinian artist and art historian. Born in Jerusalem in 1942, Boullata studied at the Fine Arts Academy in Rome and at the Corcoran Gallery School of Art in Washington, D.C. Presently, Boullata, whose work has been exhibited throughout Europe, the United States and the Middle East, lives and works in Southern France. Jean Fisher currently teaches at the Royal College of Art, London and is Professor of Fine Art and Transcultural Studies at Middlesex University. She is the former editor of the international quarterly Third Text, and the editor of the anthologies Global Visions: Towards a New Internationalism in the Visual Arts, Reverberations: Tactics of Resistance, Forms of Agency and Over Here: International Perspectives on Art and Culture.