Ayreen Anastas


Ayreen Anastas is an artist born in Bethlehem in Occupied Palestine, attended universities in Birzeit, Berlin, lived in Brooklyn for many years, has been involved since 1999 in “16 Beaver”, an autonomous movement space toward art, politics, and communal thought. She has been artist and agent for dOCUMENTA (13). She is, along with Rene Gabri, the only artist to have represented two countries in the Venice Biennale (Armenia and Denmark) without being a citizen of either. Her most recent film Black Bach Artsakh has premiered in the 2021 Berlinale.