Rasha Salti

Rasha Salti is a writer, researcher, curator and an international programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival. She lives in Beirut.

Together with Kristine Khouri, Rasha Salti co-founded of the History of Arab Modernities in the Visual Arts Study Group, a research platform focused around the social history of art in the Arab world. They co-authored the paper, "Beirut's Musée Imaginaire: The Promise of Modernity in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction", on the history of a 1957 exhibition of reproductions. Their current work is focused on the history of the International Art Exhibition in Solidarity with Palestine that was opened in Beirut in 1978. This research was transformed into an exhibition, Past Disquiet: Narratives and Ghosts of the International Art Exhibition for Palestine, 1978, which opened at MACBA in 2015.